Venus Optics has gained a reputation for producing unique and interesting lenses that allow photographers to explore the boundaries of their creativity. One of their newest lenses is the Laowa Argus 25mm f/0.95 APS-C APO, which offers a wide variety of APS-C users an ultra-wide aperture in tandem with a versatile and relatively neutral focal length. This great video review takes a look at the lens and the sort of image quality and performance you can expect from it in usage.
Coming to you from Christopher Frost, this fantastic video review takes a look at the new Venus Optics Laowa Argus 25mm f/0.95 APS-C APO for APS-C mirrorless cameras. The 25mm f/0.95 is available for a range of APS-C mounts, including Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon RF, Canon EF-M, and Fuji X. In addition to that ultra-wide aperture, it comes with a range of useful features, including:
- Apochromatic design for less aberrations and better image quality
- 14 elements in nine groups
- Nine aperture blades for smoother bokeh
- 34 cm minimum focusing distance (0.15x maximum magnification)
- 3.2 inches (8.1 cm) long
- 20.3 ounces (575 g)
Altogether, the Laowa Argus 25mm f/0.95 APS-C APO looks like a versatile option for a wide range of applications, so long as you can work with manual focus design. Check out the video above for Frost’s full thoughts on the lens.