Incredible 2x magnification Apochromat APO design Specific designed for mirrorless camera Much smaller than equivalents Outstanding sharpness Smooth bokeh Internal focusing Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO is specifically designed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame sensors size. With its fascinating 2:1 magnification capability and focus to infinity, the lens can capture subjects in any size, making it very versatile for different applications including macro, commercial and portrait photography. It is super compact and lightweight, the size of the lens is significantly smaller than other equivalents on the market. An apochromatic (APO) characteristic is equipped even in high magnification to provide outstanding image quality. 2X MagnificationThis ultra-macro lens can reproduce 2:1 magnification of life-size images, showing extensive details of the object in high resolution. With a 20.5cm minimum focusing distance, it is ideal for capturing tiny subjects and doing super close-up shots. © Micael Widell © John Hanson Apochromat APO DesignThe lens is engineered with 3 extra-low dispersion glasses, suppressing longitudinal and lateral chromatic aberration across in-focus & out-of-focus areas. Purple fringing and ghosting are controlled to the minimum throughout the aperture range. The APO characteristic reduce your post-editing time substantially especially in macro photography. © Jimmy Chan Specifically Designed for Mirrorless CameraThe optical formula is designed based on the mirrorless system, the shorter flange distance not only improves the image sharpness but also makes the lens more compact and portable. It brings you the harmony for the size of this lens on a mirrorless camera. Much Smaller than EquivalentsThis lens weighs only 619g with the dimensions of Ø74 x 120mm, making it the smallest option in the market compared to the equivalent lenses. It is your go to option for a macro lens with this handheld size which you can carry around without burden. Outstanding Image SharpnessThe lens delivers an excellent level of image quality, sharpness is highly impressive at different magnifications and is maintained from corner to corner. The consistent performance allows you take macro photography much easier when things are captured in extreme detail and in a hit-or-miss situation. © Alberto Ghizzi Panizza © Nicolas Reusens Smooth BokehWith 13 aperture blades, it can create round and soft bokeh in the out-of-focus area, bringing the dreamy and artistic background for your images. © John Hanson © Alberto Ghizzi Panizza Internal FocusingThe internal focusing design helps to avoid collision of the lens with the object and prevent the lens from dusting, making the lens more durable. More Sample Photos © Alberto Ghizzi Panizza © John Hanson © Micael Widell © Nicolas Reusens © Riccardo Matteo
The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X macro APO is the first macro lens that Venus Optics designs for systems other than full-frame cameras. This is the only macro lens in the market that is capable of producing 2X life-size images and designed especially for mirrorless cameras. The new 65mm is remarkably light and compact which makes it ideal for macro photography, daily still photos, portraiture and more. The lens features Fujifilm X, Sony E, Nikon Z and Canon M mount Name 65mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APOFocal Length 65mmMax. Aperture f/2.8Angle of View 24.4°Format Compatibility APS-CLens Structure 14 elements in 10 groups （3 Extra-Low Dispersion Glass）Aperture Blades 9Min. Focusing Distance 17cm (2X)Max. Magnification 2:1Filter Thread 52mmDimensions Ф57 x 100 mmWeight 335gMounts Fuji X / Sony E / Canon EF-M © Jonas Rask The 65mm f/2.8 2X macro APO is the 1st macro lens that Venus Optics designs for APS-C cameras. Most of the contenders magnify 1.5X at most, but Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X macro gives a greater magnification effect and creates up to 2X life-size images. © Jonas Rask © Jonas Rask 2X macro magnification The lens offers a 2:1 maximum magnification ratio along with a minimum focusing distance of 6.7”(17cm). Different from traditional macro lenses, this 65 mm lens can focus from infinity to 2X magnification, making it an ideal option to tackle all kinds of macro photography scenarios. The wide magnification range is essential for shooting insects and plants at different sizes. © SuiYuan © Christopher Frost © Jimmy Chan © Christopher Frost Outstanding sharpness, colour and clarity Optimized for APS-C systems, the resulting images deliver stunning details and contrast from centre to corner even when using a wide open aperture. This professional prime lens delivers exceptional resolution and sharpness. © JieGe © Jimmy Chan © SuiYuan © SaGuo © Christopher Frost Light & compact Weighted 11.8oz (335g), this remarkably light, compact and versatile lens serves as an exceptional complement to APS-C cameras. The small lens barrel allows the user to hold the camera and adjust the focus with ease. Also, the internal focus is designed to maintain the overall lens length during use. It is a great tool for both leisure and professional photography. Due to its lightweight and compactness, macro lovers will find it a great companion for ecological photography while travelling. © Jonas Rask © William Tseng Apochromatic optical design Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X macro’s optical design incorporates 3 Extra-low Dispersion glasses to minimize chromatic aberrations across the frame. The lens has inherited the excellent APO design from Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X macro and can eliminate both lateral and longitudinal chromatic aberrations in the frame, meaning that chromatic aberration at both ‘in-focus’ & ‘out-of-focus’ areas is almost invisible to bare eyes. © YiYeGuZhou © YiYeGuZhou © SuiYuan © Jimmy Chan
£409.00 - £429.00
- Periscope CINE VERSION- Full frame compatible- Bugs Eye Perspective- 2:1 Macro & infinity focus- Waterproof lens barrel front- 40cm long- LED ring light- 360° Rotation- 0° & 90° interchangeable- Extra threaded tip (1/4 20) The 24mm T14 2X Periprobe brings a new shooting possibility to the market. It is widely used in wildlife, table-top shootings, advertisements, and other creative and imaginative applications. Suitable for stills photography although is highly useful in videography work, film, adverts, particularly for creative product promotion and of course small animals, macro and close up work.The new Periprobe inherits all the features from the standard probe lens. It features 85° FoV with a periscope and a very close working distance, which features a bug-eye view. Users can poke the long and waterproof barrel into a tight space and underwater to obtain unique perspectives. The LED Light provides an extra light source. Users could also switch the 90° periscope back to the 0° straight lens barrel. The lens is able rotate 360° along the axis by using the clutch mechanism to unlock the orientation ring making it an amazing creative tool, only limited by the imagination. Additional accessories can also be installed at the tip of the lens using a standard 1/4-20 screw accessory thread.This CINE / VIDEO version features follow focus gearing on the focus and aperture rings. Perfect for professional use including close up product advertising, TV adverts, movies, the lens captures perspectives like no other. The lens is able to focus extremely close to the subject - 2 cm at 2x magnification whilst offering wider perspective of 85° creating a ‘Bug-eye perspective’. The Periprobe has a wider perspective than other telephoto macro lenses and the aperture range is from T14 to T40 offering a greater depth of field at close distances which is beneficial when shooting wildlife and in a studio as more information of the background can be included.Waterproof front barrel - The front barrel of the Laowa Periprobe is waterproof so users could make underwater shots without a housing to get unique shots that other lenses cannot do.360° Rotation id possible using the clutch mechanism to unlock the orientation ring for adjustment. The Ring is pulled back, and the lens cam be rotated around 360 degrees.The 1/4-20 screw accessory threaded tip allows for the mounting of accessories like lighting or provides an attachment point for added stability.The front barrel of the lens is waterproof with a LED ring light mounted at the lens tip. This enables the lens front to be underwater whilst operating the camera out of the water, for shots in pools, streams, tanks, etc opening up a wealth of creative possibilities like no other lens. The long tubular barrel with small lens tip enables getting into tight spaces, and minimises disturbance of the surrounding environment. It also enables to keep a safer distance when photographing certain animals, such as dangerous reptiles, and to enable access into areas that would be inaccessible with standard macro lens kit.The Laowa 24mm T14 2x Periprobe CINE Lens opens up possibilities unattainable with other lenses with not only animals, but also product photography and videography. Getting in close to subjects, under, over and between objects, through tunnels and tubes, under water, - explore creative possibilities and new perspectives.Features- Bugs Eye Perspective- 2x magnification- Deep depth of field- Long & tubular lens barrel- Waterproof barrel- LED Ring Lite- 360° Rotation- 0° & 90° interchangeable- Extra threaded tip (1/4 20)Usage- Stay close to the ground- Side shots- Periscope- Look up- Look down- 45° tilt-up- Travel through tight space- Spinning shotsWhats In the BoxLaowa 24mm T14 2x Periprobe CINE Lens 90° periscope barrel (attached)0° straight lens barrel.USB CableUSB LED ControllerHard Lens CaseFront Lens CapsRear Lens Caps
The most compact and versatile high magnification macro lens.This lens is optimized for macro shooting between 2.5X – 5X life-size (Learn more about magnification ratio). The lens is specially designed with an extended working distance (45mm at 2.5x & 40mm at 5x) and small lens barrel. This allows sufficient lighting on the object for easier shooting in the field. The lens is much more compact and lighter than other macro lenses. This lens also provides a greater depth of field compared to other extreme macro lenses in the market. The Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X is developed for both professional and leisure macro photography, to be used in the field or indoor set-ups. An optional LED Ringlight and Tripod Collar are available for added control and precision operation. Name 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5x Ultra MacroFocal Length 25mmMax. Aperture f/2.8Angle of View 10.3°Format Compatibility Full FrameLens Structure 8 elements in 6 groupsAperture Blades 8Min. Focusing Distance 17.3 (5x) – 23.4 (2.5x)cmMax. Magnification 5xFocus Mode Manual FocusFilter Thread N/ADimensions 82 x 65 mmWeight 400gMounts (Standard Version) Canon EF & RF / Nikon F & Z / Sony E / Pentax K/ Leica L Dedicated to extreme close-up imaging, this lens is a specialized macro lens for photographing subjects at magnifications greater than life-size. Specifically developed for macro photography, this lens is designed for use within a 2.5:1 to 5:1 magnification range for producing greater-than-life-size imagery. © Ireneusz Irass Waledzik © Alberto Ghizzi Panizza © Shekhei Goh Carefully designed to extend the short working distance of traditional 25mm lens in order to provide sufficient room for lighting hitting the subject. Operating within a 2.5:1 to 5:1 range, this lens has a minimum focus distance of just 6.8″ at the 5:1 magnification along with a comfortable 1.6″ working distance. (40mm @ 5:1 , 45mm @ 2.5:1) Complementing the close-up capabilities, the optical design incorporates 8 elements in 6 groups with a extra-low dispersion element to deliver an unprecedented corner to corner sharpness. The extra-low dispersion element reduces colour fringing and chromatic aberrations for a high degree of clarity. © Wentaidashu © Gua Ge Wide-angle design with magnification range from 2.5 to 5X benefits the high magnification design by providing greater depth of field compared to telephoto or long lens designs. Moreover, manual focus operation for precise control over focusing distance when working with close-up subjects. © YiYeGuZhou © YiYeGuZhou Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro has one of the smallest & lightest barrels of lenses in its class. This allows more light to gather on the subject and is convenient to use in fields. The below image shows the size difference between our 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X and the MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5X in the market. © Richard Wong © Richard Wong © Je Ge © Gil Wizen © Wentaidashu © YiYeGuZhou
Previously funded on Kickstarter and ranked 2nd in the all-time most funded lens project, this is the world’s first consumer-grade probe lens which focuses from 2:1 macro to infinity and with a compelling wide angle ‘Bug Eye’ perspective. The wide angle design means a much greater depth of field at close distances than possible with a conventional telephoto macro lens, so more background details can now be seen. The front barrel of the lens is waterproof and an LED ring light is mounted at the tip of the lens. It can cover both standard 35mm full frame & Super35 image sensors and is super lightweight to carry.Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony FE, Pentax K, Arri PL mounts are available. “Cine-mod” version, with standard gear focus and aperture rings, is specifically designed for videography purposes. Includes variable-output Control cable and rugged aluminium carry case.The Laowa 24mm f/14 2X Probe lens is now available for sale. The package includes a white USB cable dimmer (with power adjustment), black USB cable (no power adjustment), lens bag and metal case. Please note that the LED is powered by an external battery (not included in the package). Due to its amazing demand, it may be temporarily in limited supply. We have created a Facebook community for our 24/14 Probe users to share their experience and amazing works. Macro lenses in the market tend to have a long focal length (from 60mm to 120mm) and the subject fills most of the frame, isolating it from the surrounding environment. Our Laowa 24mm, instead, allows you to focus really close – 2 cm (0.8 in.) @ 2:1 to the subject, showing a great amount of detail and texture. But at the same time, you can enjoy a compelling wide angle ‘Bug Eye’ view (84.1°) so that more of the background details can be included in the shot. You can easily create a very informative and stunning macro bug-eye perspective that no other lens can do! The fact that it can focus really close to the subject enables a lot of shooting possibilities. The wide angle design also means much greater depth of field at close distances (compared to the telephoto macro lens) so that more background details can now be seen. Being able to focus so close but still have a deep depth of field is a BIG advantage for both studio and wildlife photography. DOF comparison between 24mm f/14 and traditional tele macro For example, the bug below is around 4 mm (0.15 in.) in size and it was captured by our 24mm f/14 Probe at 2:1 Macro magnification. The greater DOF allows more leaf area to be in focus compared to telephoto lens. From indie to professional. From macro to wide angle. From still to video. From studio to wildlife. This lens is designed for everyone. This lens is designed to bring each and every photographer and videographer a new striking perspective to shoot. Are your ready to infuse your creativity into this lens and create shots that nobody has seen before?
World’s First 2:1 Macro Lens with infinity focusFeaturing a magnification range from 0.1x to 2x, makes this lens ideally suited for rapidly changing macro photography scenarios without using any extension tube. The wide magnification range is very useful for shooting macro objects (e.g. insects) of different sizes. The lens is also designed for normal shooting purposes with a 60mm focal length, providing an all-in-one solution for normal portrait shooting as well as ultra-macro photography. Name 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-MacroFocal Length 60mmMax. Aperture f/2.8Angle of View 25.3°Format Compatibility APS-CFull Frame (Macro only)Lens Structure 9 elements in 7 groupsAperture Blades 14Min. Focusing Distance 18.5cmMax. Magnification 2:1Filter Thread 62mmDimensions 95 x 70 mmWeight 503gMounts Canon / Nikon / Sony A / Pentax K / Sony E The versatile design offered by this manual focus, manual aperture lens lets you work with close-up subjects and then quickly switch to portraits or distant subjects without attaching extension tubes. Ideally suited for rapidly changing shooting situations. Unlike other macro lenses that focus to 1:1, the LAOWA 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro can produce images from infinity to 2 times lifesize! © Thomas Shahan © Thomas Shahan Also designed for normal shooting purposes with a 60mm focal length. An all-in-one solution for ultra sharp portraits to ultra-macro closeups. © Christopher Frost © Christopher Frost This patented optical powerhouse has 9 elements in 7 groups to provide impressive image quality and colour accuracy. The optical system consists of 2 major moving lens groups in order to control barrel distortion. This lens design actually utilizes the lens barrel to shade the front lens element when focusing on distance subjects. Fourteen aperture blades form a close-to-circular aperture, capable of creating a creamy shallow depth of field. © Christopher Frost © Alberto Ghizzi Panizza © Alberto Ghizzi Panizza The lens barrel is made of metal for maximum strength and durability. A complimentary lens pouch and filter are included in the package. Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony Alpha and Pentax K mounts are available. While it is designed for use in APS-C formats, this lens can also be used with Full Frame cameras. Note: on Full Frame cameras there will be slight vignetting while shooting at infinity. For Macro shooting, there is no vignetting.
Lаоwа’ѕ 100mm f2.8 2Х Ultrа Масrо АРО Lеnѕ іѕ оnе оf thе Wоrld’ѕ fіrѕt mасrо lеnѕеѕ thаt оffеr аn іnсrеdіblе 2:1 mаgnіfісаtіоn rаtіо. Whеrе оthеr mасrо lеnѕеѕ оn thе mаrkеt оffеr јuѕt а 1:1 ѕсаlе, thіѕ lеnѕ саn сарturе mоrе dеtаіl, аllоwіng уоu tо frееzе drаmаtіс сlоѕе-uр ѕсеnеѕ thаt wоuld оthеrwіѕе nоt bе роѕѕіblе. Іn аddіtіоn, thаnkѕ tо thе 25сm tо іnfіnіtу fосuѕ аnd wіdе, brіght аnd fаѕt F2.1 mах ареrturе, уоu саn аlѕо uѕе thіѕ lеnѕ tо сарturе ѕtunnіng роrtrаіturе wіth рlеаѕіng bоkеh. Тhе lеnѕ ѕееѕ а соmрlех lеnѕ ѕtruсturе thаt іnсludеѕ bоth Аросhrоmаtіс аnd lоw dіѕреrѕіоn glаѕѕ еlеmеntѕ thаt dеlіvеr ріn-ѕhаrр іmаgеѕ аnd еffесtіvеlу еlіmіnаtе аnу сhrоmаtіс аbеrrаtіоnѕ.100mm fосаl lеngth dеѕіgnеd fоr full-frаmе ѕеnѕоrѕОffеrѕ а vеrѕаtіlе 2:1 ultrа-mасrо rаtіоFаѕt, wіdе аnd vеrѕаtіlе f2.8 mахіmum ареrturеТhе lеnѕ іѕ соnѕtruсtеd frоm 12 Еlеmеntѕ іn 10 grоuрѕНіgh-quаlіtу аросhrоmаtіс орtісаl еlеmеntѕLоw dіѕреrѕіоn glаѕѕ еlіmіnаtе сhrоmаtіс аbеrrаtіоnѕРrоduсеѕ bеаutіfullу ѕmооth аnd рlеаѕіng bоkеhІmрrеѕѕіvе hіgh сlаrіtу аnd соlоur ассurасуІnfіnіtу fосuѕ аllоwѕ thіѕ lеnѕ tо bе а роrtrаіt lеnѕМіnіmum fосuѕіng dіѕtаnсе оf јuѕt 25сmRеmоvаblе lеnѕ hооdАссерtѕ 67mm fіltеrѕ Кеу Fеаturеѕ:Махіmum 2:1 МаgnіfісаtіоnМоѕt 100mm mасrо lеnѕеѕ іn thе mаrkеt аrе оnlу аblе tо rерrоduсе а 1:1 mаgnіfісаtіоn rаtіо. Whеrеаѕ thіѕ lеnѕ hаѕ аn ехtеndеd 2х mаgnіfісаtіоn. Тhіѕ аddіtіоnаl mаgnіfісаtіоn аllоwѕ mоrе dеtаіl tо bе ѕееn аnd thеrеfоrе сарturеd thrоugh thе lеnѕ. Тhіѕ unіquе lеnѕ сhаrасtеrіѕtіс соmbіnеd wіth thе аdvаnсеd lеnѕ ѕtruсturе rеѕultѕ іn ѕtunnіnglу dеtаіlеd mасrо рhоtоgrарhѕ аnd рrоvіdеѕ уоu wіth thе орtіоn tо сарturе уоur ѕubјесt аt dіffеrеnt ѕіzеѕ. Lеnѕ СоnѕtruсtіоnТhе lеnѕ hаѕ аn аdvаnсеd аnd соmрlех lеnѕ ѕtruсturе thаt іѕ соmрrіѕеd оf 12 glаѕѕ еlеmеntѕ іn 10 grоuрѕ. Тhіѕ іnсludеѕ hіgh-quаlіtу аросhrоmаtіс орtісаl еlеmеntѕ аnd lоw dіѕреrѕіоn glаѕѕ whісh еlіmіnаtеѕ сhrоmаtіс аbеrrаtіоnѕ аnd соlоur frіngіng. Тhе Аросhrоmаt АРО dеѕіgn іѕ whаt еnѕurеѕ thаt сhrоmаtіс аbеrrаtіоnѕ (СА) fоund іn bоth іn-fосuѕ & оut-оf-fосuѕ аrеа (Lоngіtudіnаl СА) аrе еffесtіvеlу еlіmіnаtеd. Тhіѕ dеѕіgn wіll рrоvіdе уоu wіth hіghеr-quаlіtу іn-саmеrа іmаgеѕ whісh rеѕult іn lеѕѕ tіmе ѕреnt іn роѕt-рrоduсtіоn. Ноw dо уоu uѕе а mасrо lеnѕ?Масrо lеnѕеѕ bу nаturе аrе dеѕіgnеd tо аllоw уоu tо сарturе сlоѕе-uр dеtаіl оf а сhоѕеn ѕubјесt. Ноwеvеr, thіѕ lеnѕ аlѕо аllоwѕ уоu tо uѕе іt аѕ а роrtrаіturе lеnѕ. Тhе bеѕt bіt оf аdvісе fоr mасrо рhоtоgrарhу іѕ tо fіnd а ѕubјесt аnd tаkе уоur tіmе tо рісk оut еvеrу dеtаіl. Yоu’ll bе ѕurрrіѕеd whаt thіngѕ lооk lіkе оn а mасrо lеvеl.Саn thіѕ lеnѕ bе uѕеd оn а сrор ѕеnѕоr?Whіlѕt уоu саn uѕе thіѕ lеnѕ оn сrор ѕеnѕоrѕ (Саnоn, Nіkоn аnd Ѕоnу орtіоnѕ), іt’ѕ nоt аdvіѕеd аѕ thіѕ lеnѕ іѕ dеѕіgnеd fоr uѕе оn full-frаmе саmеrаѕ. Whаt'ѕ іn thе bох?1 х Lаоwа 100mm f2.8 2Х Ultrа Масrо АРО Lеnѕ1 х Lеnѕ Нооd1 х Frоnt Lеnѕ Сар1 х Rеаr Lеnѕ Сар
£499.00 - £539.00