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Laowa 20mm F/4 Zero-d Shift Lens Review for Architectural and Real Estate Photography - Video

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Architectural photography and real estate photography have some very specific requirements when it comes to equipment. This new lens from Laowa by Venus optics is yet another compelling solution for such requirements. Let's check out the unique features of the Laowa 20mm f/4 Shift lens and how well it performs

*Disclaimer: Lens name read out in the video was not the final official product name*

Photos taken with: 
Sony A7IV 
Laowa 20mm f/4 Shift lens

Behind the scenes:
Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 GM 
Manfrotto 055CXPro4


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The new Laowa 20mm F4 Zero-D Shift lens is an affordable option for architecture photography. How does it do in the real world? DPReview TV's Chris Niccolls take it for a stroll.

  • 0:00 - Intro
  • 1:28 - Sample images
  • 1:48 - Build and design
  • 2:18 - Flare and ghosting
  • 3:09 - Shift usage
  • 4:34 - Chromatic aberration and sunstars
  • 5:23 - Close up performance
  • 5:57 - Bokeh
  • 6:32 - Sharpness
  • 7:12 - Price


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