Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO now comes in L-mount, too

Feb 16, 2022

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Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO now comes in L-mount, too

Feb 16, 2022

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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This time last year, Venus Optics starter making some of its most popular lenses in the L-mount version. And now it’s 85mm’s turn. From now on, the Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO is also available as an L-mount lens.

The Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO was first introduced in November 2021. At the time, it was available in Canon EF, Sony E, Nikon Z, and Leica M mounts. And now, a few months later, you can also opt for the Leica L version.

Let me remind you of the lens’ specs:

Focal length85mm
Max aperturef/5.6
Min aperturef/22
Angle of view28.5°
FormatFull-Frame
MountCanon RF, Sony E, Nikon Z, Leica M
Focus typeManual Focus
Lens typeRectilinear
Optics13 elements in 9 groups
Aperture blades7
Min focus distance16.3cm (6.69″)
Dimensions53 x 81mm
Weight259g (9.1oz)

And here are a few sample photos:

For now, the Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO in L-mount is only available through Venus Optics’ website. And just like other versions, it costs $449.

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Dunja Djudjic

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Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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