Laowa has never been afraid to take chances! In many ways the Laowa 100mm F2.8 2x APO Macro is the most conventional of their lenses that I’ve reviewed, and even it has some unique attributes. Venus Optics launched their Laowa brand with some unconventional macro lenses and have continue to tackle projects outs [Read more...]
Laowa (Venus Optics)
These are the reviews of lenses from Laowa (Venus Optics) of China.
The Laowa 100mm F2.8 2x (2:1) Macro APO lens is an intriguing new option from Chinese lensmaker Venus Optics. It features a greater than life size magnification (2:1 rather than 1:1), so you can fill the frame twice as much as your typical macro lens. It has a beautiful metal build, and (a Laowa first), […] [Read more...]
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Check me out on: Google+: | Facebook: | Twitter: | Flickr: | 500px: | Sign Up for My Newsletter : It’s not an easy job to carve out a slice of the competitive camera lens market, but in recent years we have seen a few companies do just that. One of those is Venus Optics, a […] [Read more...]
The Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero D lens is another intriguing wide angle option from Chinese company Venus Optics. This is the third of their lenses that I have reviewed, and each lens has had some unique selling points to set it apart from the crowd. This is the first lens from Laowa that I have […] [Read more...]
Venus Optics is a new lens manufacturer from China that was founded by a group of macro enthusiasts who wanted to push the envelope of what was possible in macro. Their website notes that in particular they were interested in having greater than 1:1 Macro without the use of extension tubes or teleconverters. They [&hellip [Read more...]