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 E Mount
What type of photography is the Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Sony E Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy the 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 assist you in determining 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 Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A9 III, Sony A7C Mark II and Sony A7CR.
Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro is also available in Canon EF , Nikon F (FX) and Pentax KAF2 mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider 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.
Below, you'll find a scaled side-by-side image comparing the sizes of the Venus 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro and the Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS, offering a better understanding of their dimensions in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
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 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 150mm.
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 Sony E 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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