Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 C-Dreamer Review: Not Quite a Dream

Venus Optics has continued to expand an already long list of ultra-wide-angle lenses with the addition of the Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 C-Dreamer for full-frame mirrorless systems. Where many ultra-wide lenses can be big, bulky and incredibly expensive, this new “slow” lens becomes even more impressive with its relatively low price of $649. While the affordable … Read more

Is Laowa’s 12-24mm f/5.6 C-Dreamer a Dream to Use? We Test It To Find Out

Laowa’s ever-growing range of wide-angle lenses expands with the introduction of the C-Dreamer 12-24mm f/5.6 for mirrorless cameras. With a fixed f/5.6 aperture throughout the zoom range, all-metal construction, 15 elements in 11 groups, is this lens a dream to use? At the time of writing, Laowa has 17 wide-angle and fisheye lenses, including a … Read more

Curran Hatleberg, River’s Dream – Collector Daily

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2022 by TBW Books (here). Hardcover (11.5 x 13.5 inches) with marbled paper dust jacket, printed in two initial editions, red (first) and blue (second). With 152 pages and 65 color plates. Includes essays by Joy Williams and Natasha Trethewey. (Cover and distribute the plans below.) Comments/Background: The photographs … Read more