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Venus Optics Laowa 9mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine Prime - E Mount

Abel Code: VEN-VE929SEC
Mfr. Code: VE929SEC
Estimated to Ship Contact Sales For ETA
This 9mm lens features near-zero distortion, a fast T2.9 maximum aperture, Super35 coverage, close focus at 4.7" from sensor, 0.8 mod focus & iris rings, and includes a Pelican hard case.
Key Highlights
  • 9mm T2.9 Ultra Wide Prime
  • Super35 Coverage
  • Sony E (FE) Mount


The Venus Optics Laowa 9mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine Prime is currently the widest T2.9 maximum aperture lens that can cover a Super35 camera sensor, making it an ideal wide angle option for professional E-Mount digital cinema and mirrorless cameras. 

Rectilinear Lens with Near-Zero Distortion

Venus Optics has compressed optical distortion to a close-to-zero level, avoiding the typical 2-4% distortion rate of ultra-wide angle lenses. Its rectilinear design means corners and walls (i.e., straight lines in your image) will remain true, rather than suffering from barrel or pincushion distortion. The "Zero-D" claim has been validated by many Laowa lens owners from all around the world.

Compact, Lightweight Design

This Laowa 9mm prime is extremely compact and lightweight, measuring 2.12" (54mm) in length and weighing just 0.54 lb (247 g). It can be easily paired with many stabilization systems, including handheld gimbals. The entire enclosure of the lens is constructed from aluminum alloy, featuring standard 0.8 mod gears on both iris and focus rings for easy installation of your follow-focus system.

Exceptional Close Focus

The lens is able to focus from 4.7" (12cm) to sensor all the way to infinity. No diopter will be needed in this case. Wide angle lenses usually create a "flat" image with very deep depth of field, but with such close focusing ability and a fast maximum aperture, the Laowa 9mm is able to create a truly unique wide & shallow DOF look with aesthetically pleasing bokeh.
Hard Case Included
A complimentary watertight and crush-proof Pelican hard case protects the lens from damage during transport.
  • Super35 coverage (28mm image circle)
  • 113° field of view (APS-C)
  • Very close focus (4.7" from subject to sensor)
  • Extremely compact design
  • Rectilinear with "near-zero" distortion
  • Sony-style E (FE) Lens Mount

What's in the Box

  • Pelican Case
  • Rear Cap
  • Front Cap
  • Venus Optics Laowa 9mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine Prime - E Mount


Key Highlights

  • 9mm T2.9 Ultra Wide Prime
  • Super35 Coverage
  • Sony E (FE) Mount
  • Near-zero distortion
  • 4.7" close focus
  • Pelican case included

Bags & Cases / Covers

Bag & Case Inserts:
Product-Specific Insert(s)
Bag Shape:
Lens Case (Single)
Bag Physical Type:
Hard Case

Lens Characteristics

Maximum Aperture:
Lens Mount:
Blade Count:
Filter Thread Size:
Fixed Focal Length:
Front Diameter:
Max Dimensions (Diameter x Length):
2.45" x 2.12" - 62.4mm x 54mm
Elements & Groups:
15 elements in 10 groups
Aperture Range:
T2.9 to T22
Minimum Focus Distance:
4.7" - 12cm
Max Angle of View:
113degrees - APS-C
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