Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO lens for Canon FF mirrorless cameras

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

Focal Length 85mm
Max. Aperture f/5.6
Angle of View 28.55°
Format Compatibility Full Frame
Lens Structure 13 elements in 9 groups (3 ED glasses)
Aperture Blades 7
Min. Focusing Distance 16.3cm/6.41”
Max. Magnification 2x
Filter Thread Φ46mm
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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