Laowa 90mm f2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens

LaowaSKU: 6940486702972

Material: Canon RF
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Product Description

Laowa 90mm f2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens

Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO is specifically designed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame sensor size. With its fascinating 2:1 magnification capability and focus to infinity, the lens can capture subjects of any size, making it very versatile for different applications including macro, commercial and portrait photography. It is super compact and lightweight, and 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.

Laowa 90mm example photo of a cute little spider

Apochromat APO Design

The 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 reduces your post-editing time substantially especially in macro photography.

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Specifically Designed for Mirrorless Camera

The 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 harmony for the size of this lens on a mirrorless camera.

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Much Smaller than Equivalents

This 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.

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Outstanding Image Sharpness

The 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 to take macro photography much easier when things are captured in extreme detail and in a hit-or-miss situation.

Magnification example photo Frug x2

Moth on a leaf macro

Fuzzy little bee

Format Full Frame
Focal Distance 90mm
Aperture Range f/2.8-22
Angle of View 27°
Lens Structure

13 elements in 10 groups
(3 ED elements)

Aperture Blades 13
Min. Shooting Distance 20.5cm
Max. Magnification 2x
Focusing Manual (MF)
Filter Thread Ø 67mm
Dimensions

About Ø 74mm * 120mm

Weight About 619g
Mounts

Canon RF / Nikon Z / Sony E / L mount

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Understanding: Aperture

Aperture is the opening in a camera lens that controls how much light enters the camera. It's measured in f-stops like f/2.8 or f/8. Lower f-stop numbers mean wider openings, letting in more light and creating a shallow depth of field (blurry background). Higher f-stop numbers mean smaller openings, letting in less light and creating a larger depth of field (more of the scene in focus). Aperture also affects the quality of out-of-focus areas in the image (bokeh).

Understanding: Lens Types

Different lenses have different purposes to achieve different styles of images, some popular ones include:
Prime Lens: Fixed focal length, sharp images, great for portraits and dark settings.
Zoom Lens: Variable focal length, versatile for different shots and everyday use..
Wide-Angle Lens: Captures wide scenes like landscapes.
Telephoto Lens: Magnifies distant subjects, ideal for sports & wildlife.
Macro Lens: Perfect for close-up photography of small subjects.
Fisheye Lens: Ultra-wide perspective, creates unique images.

Understanding: Lens Mounts

Different camera brands use different lens mounts, which are like connectors that attach lenses to camera bodies. Each mount is specific to a particular brand and camera series. For example, Canon uses the EF and RF mounts, Nikon uses the F mount, Sony uses the E mount for its mirrorless cameras. These mounts dictate which lenses are compatible with which cameras. Some brands offer adapters to use lenses from other systems, but it's essential to ensure compatibility for proper functionality and autofocus performance.

Understanding: Manual and Autofocus

Manual focus and autofocus are two ways to adjust the sharpness of a camera lens. With manual focus, you turn a ring on the lens to bring the subject into focus yourself, giving you full control over what appears sharp in the image. Autofocus, on the other hand, relies on the camera's built-in technology to automatically adjust the focus for you, usually by detecting contrast or phase differences in the scene. Autofocus can be convenient, especially for fast-moving subjects or when you need to capture a quick shot, whereas manual focus allows for precise adjustments and creative control over the final image.

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