Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Macro Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with EF Mount
What type of photography is the Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Canon EF Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy Venus Laowa 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Venus Laowa 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 13 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
| High Max Magnification ratio of 2x
| Minimum focus distance of 0.25m / 9.8 inch
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro is compatible with cameras that have a Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro is also available in Nikon F (FX) , Pentax KAF2 and Sony E mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro has a maximum diameter of 72mm and total length of 125mm. It weighs 638g / 22.5 oz.
Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro has a filter thread of 67mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro:
Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro has a fixed focal length of 100mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 160mm.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro has a Max Magnification Ratio of 2x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.25m.
Below are the 3 Macro Prime type Canon12 mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.
Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro's optical formula consists of 12 elements in 10 groups .
Popular Comparisons of Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro Lens
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