TIPA World Awards 2021 Bestowed on Laowa


Laowas was announced as one of the category winners of the TIPA World Awards 2021k, unveiled on 20 May in Madrid, Spain. The prestigious awards are presented to the very best photo and imaging products launched in the previous year. The TIPA General Assembly consists of 26 member magazines from around the world. Of them, Better Photography, the only Indian member of TIPA, was represented by Shridhar Kunte, Deputy Editor—Technical.

Best Prime Wide Angle Lens: Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift

Ultra-wide lenses are for unique and interesting points of view. Combine an ultrawide lens with shift capability—moving the lens parallel to the image plane to gain greater control over line convergence and keystone effects—and you have some idea of what’s in store with this manual focus Laowa 15mm lens. Thanks to its huge 65mm image circle, the lens is available for full frame and medium format cameras and offers +/- 11mm shift control (+/-8mm for medium format), along with a 110° angle of view. The creative possibilities are enhanced even further by a 360° rotation mechanism that can be used to apply movements in both vertical and horizontal directions. The lens is available for seven different mounts for both DSLR and mirrorless cameras.

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