Laowa Ranger Compact Cine Zoom Series


Laowa is thrilled to unveil the Ranger Compact Cine Zoom Series for the full frame market. The lens set comes in FF Ranger 28-75mm T2.9 and FF Ranger 75-180mm T2.9 lenses, designed to meet the demands of both one-man-band filmmakers and production houses, offering exceptional features and unrivaled performances to create a cinematic story.

The Ranger boast a long versatile zoom range with more than 6.4x zoom ratio in total, with around 1.4kg/3.08lbs incredibly lightweight, allowing filmmakers to capture breathtaking shots with exquisite details at both ends of the spectrum effortlessly. Filmmakers can experience the convenience of the parfocal design, and can also enjoy focus transition with almost no focus breathing. The extremely close focus distance of 0.49m/1’6″ and 0.89m/2’9″ respectively allows for captivating close-up shots. Crafted with professional cine housing, these lenses provide the on-site friendly built-in back focus adjustment system, offering a smooth and reliable shooting experience. The Ranger cine zoom lenses are the ultimate user-friendly tools for capturing stunning cinematic masterpieces.

PL mount in default and an interchangeable EF bayonet is included in the package with the hard case. You may purchase interchangeable mirrorless mounts, including Canon RF/ Sony E/ Nikon Z/ L mount for your camera use.

FF 16-30mm T2.9 is coming soon.

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The lenses come with a Ø 43.2mm image circle, supporting full-frame and s35 cameras.


The 28-75mm focal length performed a 2.7x zoom ratio, and the 75-180mm focal length with a 2.4x zoom ratio. You can now have a variety of choices for your story framing: go wider to reveal a stunning landscape or go further to witness the motion of a specific object. Any frames that is possible to enrich your film can be done with the Ranger.

Constant T2.9 Aperture

Ranger offers a T2.9-T22 aperture range. The lenses maintain a constant T2.9 aperture throughout their zoom range, eliminating the need for exposure compensation when you zoom in. You can work with the lenses in dim light environment effortlessly.

Time for a footloose experience of filming. Simply pair it with your gimbal, car rigs, shoulder rigs, etc., or even shoot with handheld, to get all kinds of scenes for your film.


0.49m/1’7″ closest focusing distance for the 28-75mm, 0.89m/2’11” closest focusing distance for the 75-180mm.

All the desirable details can be captured, and preserved with a decent depth of field.
Let your lens become a powerful tool for evoking emotions by capturing the subject’s essence intimately.



You are able to keep the object in focus whenever zooming in or out,
even shoot with the intense zoom at ease without focusing off.



The amount of breathing can be well contained for you to have a seamless focus shifting.


BUILT-IN BACK FOCUS ADJUSTMENT – No more redundant shimming process is needed, you can have simple and easy focus calibrating on site.

UNIFIED GEAR POSITION – All Ranger lenses can be switched quickly between focal lengths to work with the same set of gears

80MM OUTER DIAMETER AND 77MM FILTER THREAD – Designed to accommodate the common matte boxes or filters

LENS SUPPORTING THREAD – To have your tripods and gears screwed into the right place and distance needed

0.8 MOD GEAR – For both aperture and focus ring

DUAL SCALE DESIGN Both imperial and metric scales are available on the lens

270° FOCUS THROW & 100° ZOOM THROW – Support a finer and more accurate degree of change in such versatile focal distance

Each lens comes with a native PL mount, and an interchangeable EF bayonet is included in the box. 

For the mirrorless version, Canon RF, Sony E, Nikon Z, and L mount, are available and interchangeable as well. You may add USD100 for an extra bayonet mount into your Perk.



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Lens: 28-75mm

Camera: Z Cam S6

Filmed by: Viktor Bruno @vikbruno

Immerse into the calm and peaceful hiking with Viktor, as he discribed the short film as a “photo hike ASMR” with the Ranger.

Lens: 28-75mm (PL mount)

Camera: Red Komodo

Filmed by: Shikijo Pestroski @shikijo

Buckle up and get ready for the fast and furious ride with Shikijo!

Lens: 75-180mm (E mount)

Camera: Sony FX6

Filmed by: Jonas Puidokas @enigmed_

Any reason for you to be a filmmaker? Do you ever recall why you first start to be a filmmaker? Let’s see and listen to Jonas’s simple pure love of filmmaking.

Lens: 28-75mm

Filmed by: Benjamin Webber @Bendoescamera

Do you ever miss someone?

Lens: 28-75mm

Camera: Sony A7IV

Filmed by: Viktor Bruno @vikbruno

Let’s see Viktor filming the chilling story of Angelique

Lens: 28-75mm

Camera: Sony A7IV

Filmed by: Louis Citadelle @louiscitadelle

Louis Citadelle as a cycler, using the Ranger to do a self-cycling documentary.

Additional information


FF Ranger 28-75mm T2.9 single lens, FF Ranger 75-180mm T2.9 single lens, Ranger Compact Cine Zoom Lenses 2-lens bundle