Laowa Lenses (Venus Optics) was established in 2013.  With headquarters in China, they’re a leading manufacturer of premium lenses, formed by a group of photography enthusiasts and industry experts.

The team of optical designers has more than 20 years of experience and previously designed lenses for Japanese and German manufacturers.

The headquarters and manufacturing facility are in Hefei, located in the eastern part of China and a 5-hour drive from Shanghai. Our sales and marketing head office is located in Hong Kong and we also have a distribution office in the United States. We now have 131 employees and the number is growing.


LAOWA lenses

LAOWA 24mm T8 2X Macro Pro2be

This kit comes in 3 unique lenses. Direct View, 35-degree and periscope.

LAOWA Ranger Compact FF Zoom Series

The Ranger boast a long versatile zoom range with more than 6.4x zoom ratio in total.

LAOWA Proteus 2x Anamorphic Lenses

For Super 35 sensors with a 2X constant squeeze ratio. This series comes in 8 focal lengths (20/28/35/45/60/85/100/135)

LAOWA Nanomorph 1.5X Anamorphic Lenses

Nanomorph is the world’s smallest anamorphic lens covering Super35 sensors.

LAOWA 12mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine

The new 12mm lens is currently the widest t/2.9 lens that can cover the sensor up to both full-frame & vista vision size.

LAOWA 24mm T14 2X PeriProbe

The famous 24mm T14 2x Probe lens with the addition of a new periscope tube and LED Ring Lite.

LAOWA 7.5mm T2.9 Zero-D S35 Cine

The widest rectilinear prime lens you can find in the Super35 market.

LAOWA 100mm T2.9 2X Macro APO Cine

The world’s first 2X magnification macro cinema lens on Full Frame camera