Laowa 12mm

“Laowa 12mm t/2.9 Zero-D Cine”


Extreme cine wide angle lens

With the 12 mm cine lens, LAOWA presents the most extreme t / 2.9 wide-angle lens for full-frame sensors. It is extremely bright, completely free of distortion and can be focused very closely. It's also incredibly compact and inexpensive. This makes it the perfect additional lens for professional and semi-professional videographers.

The LAOWA 12mm t / 2.9 Zero-D Cine Lens enables extreme wide-angle shots with an image angle of 122 degrees in the highest quality with all full-format cameras.
The close-up setting allows recordings with a minimum distance of only 18cm from the sensor.
The lens is extremely compact at 87mm and weighs only 630 grams.

A 114mm adapter for a compendium is included in the scope of delivery.
The lens is unique for full-frame and Vista Vision cine cameras such as
RED Monstro, Alexa LF, Sony Venice, Canon C300 etc.

For cameras with a smaller (APS-C) sensor such as BMPCC 6k, RED Gemini, Z-Cam S6 etc.
it still corresponds to an 18mm ultra-wide angle.

Suitable for full format:


Lens type:

Wide angle, prime lens




Extreme wide angle of 122 degrees
Close focus up to 18 cm
Technical specifications:

Focal length: 12mm
maximum aperture: t / 2.9
minimum aperture: t / 22
Aperture blades: 7
Iris adjustment: manual, stepless
Angle of view: 122 °
Image circle: 43.3mm
For sensor size: full format
Housing material: metal
Closest focusing distance: 18 cm
Optical structure: 16 elements in 10 groups
Focusing: manual
Filter thread: no, including 114mm adapter for compendium
Connection: Canon EF
Dimensions (DxL): 102x87mm
Special feature: Cine version with gear rim module 0.8
Weight: approx. 675G