Laowa has introduced its new 20mm T2.2 1.5X Anamorphic Lens for MFT cameras. Laowa is touting that that is probably the most compact, quickest, and widest Nanomorph thus far.
It weighs in at simply 0.67 lbs / 304g and has dimensions of ø2.36″ x 3.35″ which makes it appropriate to be used with drones, gimbals, and so forth.
The lens contains a shut focusing distance of 1’4” / 43cm, and you will get it in 3 totally different flare colour choices (Amber/Blue/Silver). The entrance filter thread is 55mm.
The lens is accessible in MFT and Arri PL mount. Each variations share the identical optical design, nonetheless, because of the bodily facet and the flange distance, the housing is totally different between the two variations. The mounts aren’t interchangeable with one another.
Now, not like the remainder of the Nanomorph collection, the 20mm solely suits MFT or smaller sensors. It doesn’t cowl the S35 format.
Laoowa states that they assure a uniform and constant anamorphic look throughout numerous focus distances.
Pricing & Availability
The Laowa Nanomorph 20mm MFT lens retails for $999 USD for the MFT mount model and $1499 USD for the PL mount model. Each variations are actually out there for orders by the INDIEGOGO marketing campaign web site (Perk 1D & 1E). Orders are anticipated to be shipped in late October.