Venus Optics Laowa 24mm f/14 2x Macro Probe lens – pricing announced

We've known about Laowa's peculiar 24mm f/14 2x Macro Probe lens for some time – and it even made our list of bizarre lenses you can use with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras.

It is, however, only now that Venus Optics, the company behind the lens has confirmed any actual details as to when anyone will actually be able to get their hands on one, following its original Kickstarter funding campaign. 

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Matt Golowczynski

The former editor of Digital Camera World, "Matt G" has spent the bulk of his career working in or reporting on the photographic industry. For two and a half years he worked in the trade side of the business with Jessops and Wex, serving as content marketing manager for the latter. 

Switching streams he also spent five years as a journalist, where he served as technical writer and technical editor for What Digital Camera before joining DCW, taking on assignments as a freelance writer and photographer in his own right. He currently works for SmartFrame, a specialist in image-streaming technology and protection.