LAOWA 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens

LAOWA 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens
Regular price 2,380.00


Characterized by its close-focusing capabilities and apochromatic design, the Canon EF/Nikon F/Sony FE 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 9-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.

  • Telephoto prime is designed for full-frame Canon EF/Nikon F/Sony FE cameras, however can also be used with APS-C models where it will provide a 160mm equivalent focal length.
  • Featuring an apochromatic designation, this lens uses a pair of low dispersion elements to effectively eliminate chromatic aberrations and color fringing for greater clarity and accurate rendering.
  • Greater-than-life-size 2:1 maximum magnification pairs with a 9.7" minimum focusing distance to suit working with close-up subjects.
  • Manual focus design, along with focus distance and depth of field scales, aid in precise focusing control.
  • A 9-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
  • This Canon EF/Nikon F/Sony FE version features a dedicated aperture control motor, along with an integrated CPU chip, to permit automated aperture adjustment via the camera body as well as the ability to transfer Exif data from the lens to the camera.
Technical Specs

Focal Length


Maximum Aperture


Minimum Aperture


Lens Mount

Canon EF/Nikon F/Sony FE

Format Compatibility


Angle of View


Maximum Magnification


Macro Reproduction Ratio


Minimum Focus Distance

9.72" / 24.7 cm

Optical Design

12 Elements in 10 Groups

Diaphragm Blades


Focus Type

Manual Focus

Image Stabilization


Filter Size

67 mm (Front)

Dimensions (ø x L)

2.83 x 4.92" / 72 x 125 mm


1.4 lb / 638 g