Laowa 100mm f / 2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full-frame lens is now available with Canon RF and Nikon Z mounts

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Last updated on December 8th, 2022 at 02:06 pm

This is the first TIPA award-winning Chinese lens.

Venus Optics has announced the availability of two new options for the Laowa 100mm f / 2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full-frame lens: with a Canon RF mount and a Nikon Z mount. Previously available in Canon EF, Nikon F, and Sony E mounts. Press release dedicated to the release of new lens options, the manufacturer begins with the announcement that he was the first Chinese manufacturer of photographic equipment, whose product received the TIPA (Technical Image Press Association) award. More specifically, the Laowa 100mm f / 2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO has received the TIPA World Awards 2020 as the best macro lens for digital SLR cameras.

Chinese lens
Chinese lens

Laowa 100mm f / 2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full-frame lens is now available with Canon RF and Nikon Z mounts

Recall that this lens provides the ability to macro with an increase of up to 2: 1. The use of an apochromatic scheme eliminated chromatic aberration. The ability to focus at infinity allows you to go beyond the use of Laowa 100mm f / 2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO for macro photography: this lens is also positioned as a tool for the subject and portrait shooting.

Laowa 100mm f / 2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens Specifications:

  • Focal length – 100 mm;
  • Field of view angle – 24.4 °;
  • Aperture – f / 2.8-f / 22;
  • Optical design – 12 elements in 10 groups;
  • The number of aperture blades is 9 (Canon EF), 7 (Nikon F) or 13 (Sony E, Canon RF ,and Nikon Z);
  • The minimum focusing distance is 24.7 cm;
  • The maximum magnification is 2x;
  • The landing diameter of the filter is 67 mm;
  • Diameter – 72 mm;
  • Length – 125 mm (Canon EF, Nikon F) or 155 mm (Sony E, Canon RF, and Nikon Z);
  • Weight – 638 g (Canon EF, Nikon F) or 650 g (Sony E, Canon RF, and Nikon Z).

Any version of the Laowa 100mm f / 2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO lens costs $ 449.

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