About Laowa

Laowa, briefly and formerly Venus Optics, is a new manufacturer of distinguished, manual focus camera lenses based in China. Currently focusing on a range of manual focus specialist lenses for the discerning photographer. The current line-up includes the 60mm f2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro Lens, the 15mm f/4 1:1 Wide Macro Lens (with shift functionality) and the new 105mm f2 (T3.2) Smooth Trans Focus (STF) lens.


Dedicated to bringing innovations in lens design and manufacture, we will be offering many new concepts and derivations on existing lenses in the forth-coming months. Please visit our new facebook and twitter pages for instant updates on product launches, competitions and promotional activity.


This website is owned and operated by UK Optics Ltd, the sole distributor for the Laowa brand of camera lenses and accessories. Please be aware this is the only genuine website for the Laowa brand dedicated for the UK market.


The Novo brand is owned by UK Optics Ltd, a long established (1998) company based in the UK.

Company Registration No. 6830712.

Vat No. 986 1074 93.