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Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Leica L

BH #VE9028L • MFR #VE9028L
Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Leica L
Key Features
  • L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 8"
  • Maximum Magnification: 2:1
Close-focusing and compact, the Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens from Venus Optics is a unique and versatile short-telephoto prime. Offered here with a Leica L-mount, this lens features greater-than-life-size 2:1 maximum magnification along with an 8" minimum focusing distance, making it ideal for super close-up shots and capturing extremely small details. Specifically designed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame sensors, this lens can capture subjects in any size, making it very versatile for different applications including macro, commercial, and portrait photography.
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Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Overview

Close-focusing and compact, the Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens from Venus Optics is a unique and versatile short-telephoto prime. Offered here with a Leica L-mount, this lens features greater-than-life-size 2:1 maximum magnification along with an 8" minimum focusing distance, making it ideal for super close-up shots and capturing extremely small details. Specifically designed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame sensors, this lens can capture subjects in any size, making it very versatile for different applications including macro, commercial, and portrait photography.
  • Telephoto prime designed for full-frame Leica L-mount cameras, however, can also be used with APS-C models where it provides a 135mm equivalent focal length.
  • Ultra-macro lens that can reproduce 2:1 magnification of life-size images, showing extensive details of the object in high resolution. Features an 8" minimum focusing distance, making it ideal for super close-up shots and capturing extremely small details.
  • Engineered with 3 extra-low dispersion glass elements to suppress longitudinal and lateral chromatic aberration across in-focus and out-of-focus areas. Purple fringing and ghosting are also minimized throughout the aperture range, reducing post-editing time.
  • Specifically designed for mirrorless cameras, the shorter flange distance maximizes image sharpness and makes the lens more compact and portable.
  • Manual focus design, along with focus distance and depth of field scales, provide precise focusing control.
  • Features 13 aperture blades that create round and soft bokeh in the out-of-focus area, facilitating a dreamy and artistic background for your images.
  • Internal focusing design helps prevent the lens from coming in contact with the subject and also prevents the lens from attracting dust.
  • Super compact and lightweight, the size of the lens is significantly smaller than other equivalents on the market.

Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
90mm (35mm Equivalent: 135mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Lens Mount
Leica L
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
Leica L
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
27°
Minimum Focus Distance
8.1" / 20.5 cm
Maximum Magnification
2x
Macro Reproduction Ratio
2:1
Optical Design
13 Elements in 10 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
13
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.9 x 4.7" / 74 x 120 mm
Weight
21.8 oz / 619 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.245 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.2 x 4.8 x 4.7"

Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Reviews

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How many degrees of focus turning does it take to ...

How many degrees of focus turning does it take to go from close up to infinity?
Asked by: Wellington
The Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens has a focus throw from close up to infinity of roughly 210 degrees.
Answered by: Yaakov
Date published: 2023-09-29

I want to use a Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x ...

I want to use a Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Leica L on my SL2. As it is manual, will metering work? How to get the camera to recognize this lens?
Asked by: Robert
The Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Leica L does not support camera-to-lens communication, so the camera's meter will not work. The camera will think no lens is attached, so you must set the camera to shoot without the lens in the menu.
Answered by: Lawrence
Date published: 2023-06-14

On the aperture ring of both 90mm & 100mm lenses ...

On the aperture ring of both 90mm & 100mm lenses there is a dot in between f11 & f22. What does it mean? It is not explained on the user manual either? Kindly help
Asked by: Gagan
The white dot on teh Venus Optics Laowa 90mm and 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Canon RF between f/11 and f/22 represent f/16. The manual included in the box does not address why the manufacture used a dot instead of the number, however there is a graphic in page 25 listing the lens aperture.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2022-11-20

Is the aperture automatic and linked to the ...

Is the aperture automatic and linked to the exposure system or is it a preset lens with manual diaphragm.
Asked by: Charles
The Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Sony E has no electronics in the lens so the aperture is controlled manual on the lens barrel. The camera would be limited to aperture or manual exposure modes and as the aperture is rotated, the camera's meter will adjust the shutter speed as needed.
Answered by: Dan
Date published: 2022-10-01

Does it auto focus for z mounts?

Does it auto focus for z mounts?
Asked by: Paul
The Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Nikon Z is manual focus only. It does not offer autofocus unfortunately.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2023-08-07

Does peak and focus guide functionality on the ...

Does peak and focus guide functionality on the Canon R6 and R7 work with this lens?
Asked by: Carol
The Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Canon RF is a manual lens and focus peaking and guide lines do not have anything to do with the lens So those functions should work fine,
Answered by: Robert
Date published: 2022-09-28

Does this lens come with a lens hood?

Does this lens come with a lens hood?
Asked by: Kenneth
Yes, Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Canon RF would come with a lens hood.
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2023-02-08

Is the 90mm lense weather sealed

Is the 90mm lense weather sealed
Asked by: John
Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Canon RF BH #VE9028RF lens does not have weather sealing.
Answered by: samikg
Date published: 2023-02-08
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