Almost a 12 months and a half since first revealing it, Venus Optics has formally opened up pre-orders for its 17mm F4 Zero-D lens for Fujifilm GFX medium format cameras.

As we famous again in April 2018, the lens encompasses a full-frame equal focal size of 13.5mm and a 113º area of view with ‘close-to-zero’ distortion, which Laowa says is ‘extraordinarily helpful for structure and inside photographers.’ The lens is constructed of 21 parts in 14 teams, together with three extra-low dispersion parts and two aspherical parts and encompasses a minimal focusing distance of 20cm (7.9in).

The 17mm F4 Zero-D measures roughly 12.5cm (4.9in) lengthy, weighs solely 829 (1.8lbs) and has a diameter of 88mm (3.46in). The entrance filter thread is 86mm and Laowa is providing an optionally available magnetic filter holder that may simply swap out 100mm-wide slot-in filters.

Under is a pattern gallery of photos supplied by Venus Optics:

Venus Optics presently has the Laowa 17mm F4 Zero-D listed on its web site as out there to pre-order for $1,199. The primary items are anticipated to ship mid-August 2019.