Venus Optics announces Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO, the world’s smallest 2x macro lens for Canon RF mirrorless cameras.
The Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO is currently available to order on the official website of Venus Optics and their authorized resellers Adorama and B&H. Recommended Retail Price in the US is $449 (Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony FE) and $499 (Leica M). Shipping starts from early December 2021.
Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO is a mirrorless-designed macro lens with 28.55° angle of view for full frame. It is the smallest 2x macro lens in the Full Frame market. It weighs just around 252g (Leica M mount without caps and hood) which is super portable and handy for macro shooters. It features an apochromatic (APO) characteristic that chromatic aberration at both ‘in-focus’ & ‘out-of-focus’ is compressed to minimum. This new lens is able to focus from 2:1 magnification to infinity which can serve as both macro and portrait lens with great image quality.
Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens Specifications
|Angle of View||28.55°|
|Format Compatibility||Full Frame|
|Lens Structure||13 elements in 9 groups (3 ED glasses)|
|Min. Focusing Distance||16.3cm/6.41”|
|Dimensions||Φ 53mm×81mm / 2.09” x 3.18” (Sony E)|
|Weight||around 259g / 9.1oz (Sony E)|
|Mounts||Canon RF, Sony E, Nikon Z, Leica M|
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