6 Laowa lenses hit L-mount (including an APS-C option)

Six Laowa lenses now come in L-mount
(Image credit: Laowa)

Venus Optics has recently announced that six wide-angle and macro Laowa lenses will now be made available for L-mount systems, in both full-frame and APS-C sensor formats. 

This means that cameras like the Panasonic S1, S1R and S1H, Sigma fp, Leica SL2 and Leica CL will now be able to shoot with these affordable pieces of glass. These L-mount lenses will be sold for the same price as the other available mounts and shipping will begin from August onwards.

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