Archive: Tag: Macro

Best Nikon Macro Lenses in 2020

Here is our list of the best Nikon lenses for macro photography. Macro photography is one of the most popular forms of photography genre. However, it can also be an exercise in frustration if you don’t have the right equipment.

We’ll take a look at some of the best Nikon macro lenses for 2020, what it is that makes them so great, and cover everything you need to know before buying one. Continue reading…

Canon RF 100mm f/2L IS USM Macro Lens to be Announced in Late 2020

According to the latest rumors, Canon RF 100mm f/2L IS USM Macro lens is in  hands of some selected photographers and will be announced later 2020.

Canon RF Lens Roadmap already includes the  but this will be better for its aperture and focal length.

The telephoto prime macro lens is expected to arrive in late 2020 and not much information more about it yet. About the price tag we can clearly say that RF 100mm f/2L IS USM Macro Lens will cost $2,000 at the least.  Continue reading…

Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens Released for Canon RF and Nikon Z Mounts

Venus Optics released Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens Released for Canon RF and Nikon Z Mounts.

In addition to the Sony E-mount version, the Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO lens is now available for Canon RF and Nikon Z mounts. The US price is $449 and can be purchased from Adorama and B&H.

Characterized by its close-focusing capabilities and apochromatic design, the Canon RF-mount Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO from Venus Optics is a unique and versatile short-telephoto prime. Featuring a pair of low dispersion elements, color fringing and chromatic aberrations have been virtually eliminated throughout the focusing range in order to achieve high clarity and color accuracy. The lens’s manual focus design also suits its macro capabilities, which permit working with subjects as close as 2:1 with a minimum focusing distance of 9.7″. Additionally, a 13-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality. Continue reading…

Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Macro Lens Price, Specs, Availability

Laowa have released price, specs and availability information for the 65mm f/2.8 2x macro lens.

The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X Macro APO will be available for Canon EOS M, Fujj X and Sony E mirrorless camera systems. The price of this manual lens is $399. Laowa lenses are listed at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Venus Optics claims that this is the only APS-C mirrorless lens currently on the market capable of achieving a 2:1 magnification.

The 65mm f/2.8 is a compact macro lens available for Fuji X, Sony E and Canon M mount cameras. Venus Optics say they specially designed this lens for use with mirrorless cameras which use APS-C sensors.

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Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO Lens Review

Here is the first review of the Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO lens for DSLR cameras.

This new 100mm lens can cover full frame sensor size and focus from 2:1 magnification to infinity. The lens has a similar physical size to other 100mm Macro lens in the market but its wider magnification range allows macro photographers to capture subjects at any sizes. This 100mm f/2.8 lens can also focus to infinity and serve as a portrait lens with exceptional optics quality.

Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H . Continue reading…

Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE Macro Lens for Sony E-Mount

Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE Macro lens now officially announced. Designed for Sony E-Mount cameras, Tokina FíRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE MACRO is the second lens in FíRIN series designed to help shooting artistic photos of people, landscape or things at a very close distance, allowing to see the details that human eyes would hardly see.

The US price is $599 (£579 in the UK). Pre-orders are now open at Adorama and B&H. Sample photos from the Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE AF Macro lens for E-mount are available here and here. Continue reading…