Widest Canon EOS R lens ever! The Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL is here

Widest Canon EOS R lens ever! The Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL is here
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Looking for a an ultra-wide lens for your Canon EOS R? The Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL has just been launched for the RF mount.

Until now you were out of luck if you wanted something this wide for your Canon EOS R5 or Canon EOS R6, as the best Canon RF lenses previously topped out at 14mm. However, the Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL now means that you can shoot natively wide on your RF camera without having to adapt bulky DSLR lenses.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.