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Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens for Pentax K

BH #VE10028PK • MFR #VE10028PK
Key Features
  • K-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 Pentax K-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". 
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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 Pentax K-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". 

Telephoto prime is designed for full-frame Pentax K-mount cameras, however can also be used with APS-C models where it will provide a 150mm 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.

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

Key Specs
Focal Length
100mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Lens Mount
Pentax K
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
Pentax K
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
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
67 mm (Front)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.645 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9 x 5.5 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

Do you have tripod collar for this lens ?

Do you have tripod collar for this lens ?
Asked by: Krishna Prasad
I'm sorry, no.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-12-28

RF 100 macro on R6. I can focus and everything, ...

RF 100 macro on R6. I can focus and everything, but can't shoot. Just got lens today. Is it defective or am I missing a setting? I've tried in AV and M modes.
Asked by: Andrew
Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens for Canon RF does not have any electronic contacts to comunicate with your Canon EOS R6 mirrorless camera. You would need to enable the camera to shoot without a lens. Please follow the steps below. Menu button - C.Fn4 - Release shutter w/o lens- ON.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2022-08-18

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

What is the actual length of the Sony version?

What is the actual length of the Sony version?
Asked by: Daniel
The Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens for Sony E measures 6.1".
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-10-24

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
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