Having Fun with Laowa 24mm F14 2:1 Probe Lens

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fisheyeadventures
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Having Fun with Laowa 24mm F14 2:1 Probe Lens

Post by fisheyeadventures »

Hey everyone,
after waiting about 1 year for the lens becoming cheaper... I could not resist anymore;) Now, that it arrives last week I was really excited to put it to the test.
This is why the Laowa Probe Lens (F14, 24mm) of Venus Optics is my favourite lens in 2020: The most fun part about this lens is it's long barrel shape, which offers endless possibilities to film epic B-Roll.
I had to buy an slider and add a huge amount of light, but then this lens is becoming the most fun toy in the world;)
https://youtu.be/DvpOVLXnbng

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Post by MarkSturtevant »

Very interesting! I would want to use it to look for critters under water.
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Post by rjlittlefield »

A nice video, and a very interesting lens!

This should be in Technical and Studio, though, if in any of the Image Galleries at all. I'll move it.

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aveslux
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Post by aveslux »

I've been looking at this lens online for a while but it does seem most appropriate when used for video, i'd be interested if someone has some demo of interesting still shots taken with it.

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