Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Ultra-Wideangle Prime
lens with FourThirds max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with MFT
What type of photography is the Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Venus Laowa 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Venus Laowa 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Extreme Wide-angle capability
| Minimum focus distance of 0.08m / 3.1 inch
| Light weight at only 135g / 4.8 oz
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT is compatible with cameras that have a Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are Panasonic G9 II, OM System OM-5 and Panasonic GH6.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT has a maximum diameter of 61mm and total length of 26mm. It weighs 135g / 4.8 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT and Olympus ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO (Micro Four Thirds mount) to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT has a fixed focal length of 4mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 8mm when used on a FourThirds format camera.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.11x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.08m. 0.11x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Ultra-Wideangle Prime type MFT mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.
Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT's optical formula consists of 7 elements in 6 groups .
Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Venus 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT Lens
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