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Compare Laowa 24mm f/14 2x Macro Probe vs Laowa 50mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro vs Laowa 17mm f/1.8

Reviews

Neo score
40%
68%
50%
Pros
  • Exceptional 2x maximum reproduction
  • Very light for a 2x macro lens
  • Quite affordable
  • Supposedly apochromatic design
  • Very light in the hand
  • Versatile focal length
  • Very affordable
Cons
  • Dark, fixed maximum aperture
  • No lens hood not included
  • Expensive, specialty-use only
  • No EXIF data
  • Not the best optically
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

MSRP
1599 USD
399 USD
149 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades
7 blades
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
MFT
MFT
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale
DoF scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sony E-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Optical Formula | Elements
27 elements
14 elements
9 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
19 groups
10 groups
7 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Frog Eye Coating (FEC) groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
49 mm / 1.93 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
Size | Diameter
38 mm / 1.50 in
54 mm / 2.13 in
55 mm / 2.17 in
Size | Length
408 mm / 16.06 in
79 mm / 3.11 in
51 mm / 2.01 in
Weight
474 g / 16.75 oz
240 g / 8.48 oz
172 g / 6.08 oz

Function

Angle Of View
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical
24.4° Diagonal | 20.4° Horizontal | 13.7° Vertical
65.0° Diagonal | 55.8° Horizontal | 38.9° Vertical
Aperture
f/14 ~ f/40
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/1.8 ~ f/1.8
Autofocus
No
No
No
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
24 mm
50 mm
17 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
100.0 mm
34.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
No

Performance

Max Magnification
2x
2x
Min Focus Distance
200 mm / 7.87 in
140 mm / 5.51 in
150 mm / 5.91 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood sold separately
Lens hood included
Debut
2018-08-01
2020-08-18
2019-10-21
Made In
China
China
China
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