Laowa 17mm f/4 Zero-D is the world’s widest lens for Fujifilm GFX cameras

Laowa 17mm f/4 Zero-D
(Image credit: Laowa)

Fujifilm’s medium format GFX cameras are beautiful but expensive. The next step up from full frame mirrorless cameras a DSLRs, they are relatively cheap for medium format cameras but a massive outlay compared to regular consumer models. So if you can save a little money on lenses later, that’s got to be a bonus.

Even better, this lens offers a wider angle of view than any other GF mount lens, even those offered by Fujifilm itself.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at