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Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens for Canon EF (Auto Aperture)

BH #VE100288C • MFR #VE100288C
Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens for Canon EF (Auto Aperture)
Key Features
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Two Low Dispersion Elements
  • Maximum Magnification: 2:1
Characterized by its close-focusing capabilities and apochromatic design, the Canon EF-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 has a manual focus design to suit its macro capabilities, which permit working with subjects as close as 2:1 with a minimum focusing distance of 9.7". A 9-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
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Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro... Overview

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Characterized by its close-focusing capabilities and apochromatic design, the Canon EF-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 has a manual focus design to suit its macro capabilities, which permit working with subjects as close as 2:1 with a minimum focusing distance of 9.7". A 9-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.

Telephoto prime is designed for full-frame Canon EF-mount 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 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.

Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro... Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
100mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Lens Mount
Canon EF
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
67 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Canon EF
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
24.4°
Minimum Focus Distance
9.72" / 24.7 cm
Maximum Magnification
2x
Macro Reproduction Ratio
2:1
Optical Design
12 Elements in 10 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.83 x 4.92" / 72 x 125 mm
Weight
1.4 lb / 638 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.635 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.6 x 5.3 x 5"

Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro... Reviews

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Is this a flat field lens?

Is this a flat field lens?
Asked by: Neal
No, the Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens is not a flat field lens.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2023-03-07

Is this lease compatible with a Canon 80D?

Is this lease compatible with a Canon 80D?
Asked by: Mimi
Yes, the Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens for Canon EF (Auto Aperture) will mount onto the Canon 80d, but does not maintain autofocus.
Answered by: Ejona G
Date published: 2024-02-19

Has anyone used this lens on a MFT camera using a ...

Has anyone used this lens on a MFT camera using a canon EF adapter?
Asked by: John J
Yes, in the sense that lens works well on a FujiFilm X-H1 APS-C sensor with an adapter. By inference it should work in your case. Be sure to keep you receipt in the event you wish to return it should this not be so.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2022-06-06

Will this work with a gh5 and metabones ...

Will this work with a gh5 and metabones speedbooster ultra?
Asked by: Jared
Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens for Canon EF will work with a gh5 and metabones speedbooster ultra
Answered by: Shalom
Date published: 2020-05-28

will it work with a Metabones adapter, for use ...

will it work with a Metabones adapter, for use with a Sony FS7?
Asked by: Chris
You can use this adapter for that lens on a FS7. https://bhpho.to/2OSkxWG
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2020-11-19

Is it suitable for Nikon APS-C such as Nikon D500 ...

Is it suitable for Nikon APS-C such as Nikon D500 camera?
Asked by: Costas
B&H # VE10028N is the Nikon F-Mount Version of this lens. You will want it for the D500, it is compatible. https://bhpho.to/2XgUCKB
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-07-02

Can I mount the laowa 100mm ef on a fuji x mount ...

Can I mount the laowa 100mm ef on a fuji x mount camera using the fringe ef - x pro ii adaptor?
Asked by: Daniel
Yes, you may use the Fringer EF-FX II Lens Mount Adapter for EF- or EF-S-Mount Lens to Fujifilm X-Mount Camera, BH # FRFX20 in order to mount the Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens for Canon EF (Auto Aperture) onto a Fuji X Mount camera. https://bhpho.to/3ZHbg6O
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2023-03-06

Will this lens work with Canon teleconverters?

Will this lens work with Canon teleconverters?
Asked by: Bob
Hi--Canon teleconverters are only compatible with a small number of Canon lenses, so this lens would not be compatible with them.
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2019-07-29
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