Venus Optics officially announced the Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Nikon Z mount. The US price of this lens is $399. Now the new Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens is available for Nikon APS-C body (Z50). Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.
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 specially for mirrorless cameras. The new 65mm is remarkably light and compact which makes it ideal for macro photography, daily still photos, portraiture and more.
Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO Specifications:
|Name||65mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO|
|Angle of View||24.4°|
|Lens Structure||14 elements in 10 groups （3 Extra-Low Dispersion Glass）|
|Min. Focusing Distance||17cm (2X)|
|Dimensions||Ф57 x 100 mm|
|Mounts||Fuji X / Sony E / Canon EF-M /Nikon Z|
Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO
Laowa 65mm f/2.8 is optimized for mirrorless cameras with APS-C format. As the only macro lens in the market that is capable of producing 2X life-size images, the lens allows photographers to use it for a wide range of subjects. The 65mm f/2.8 also inherited the excellent Apochromatic optical(APO) design from Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X macro, which suppresses the chromatic aberration at both in-focus and out-of-focus areas to the minimum. Delivering stunning details and contrast from centre to corner even when using a wide-open aperture. This professional prime lens delivers exceptional resolution and sharpness.
With only 335g(11.8oz), the lens is a very versatile lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras. The internal focus design can maintain the overall lens length during use, which avoids any collision or damage to the subject. Thanks to the advantage of its lightweight and compactness, this lens is definitely a great companion for outdoor and ecological photography.
It is now available in Canon EF-M, Fuji X, Sony E & Nikon Z mounts. The suggested retail price in the US is US$399.
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