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Compare Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro vs Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 vs Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro

Reviews

Neo score
59%
59%
50%
Pros
  • High 2x maximum magnification
  • Apochromatic design
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Solid construction
  • Good image quality
  • 1:1 reproduction
  • One of the widest macro lens for FF
  • Unique +/- 6mm shift feature
Cons
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Quite long, though not expectedly so
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • No EXIF communication

Price

MSRP
499 USD
499 USD
499 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
13 blades, Nikon and Pentax mounts have 7 aperture blades.
9 blades
14 blades
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
APS-C
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Physical aperture ring
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Canon RF-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon F-mount, Nikon Z-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sony E-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Nikon Z-mount, Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sony A-mount, Sony E-mount
Optical Formula | Elements
12 elements
14 elements
12 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
9 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 aspherical + 1 ED + 3 UHR elements groups
Three high refractive and one ED element groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
62 mm / 2.44 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
84 mm / 3.31 in
Size | Length
125 mm / 4.92 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
65 mm / 2.56 in
Weight
638 g / 22.54 oz
590 g / 20.85 oz
410 g / 14.49 oz

Function

Angle Of View
24.4° Diagonal | 20.4° Horizontal | 13.7° Vertical
47.2° Diagonal | 40.0° Horizontal | 27.3° Vertical
110.6° Diagonal | 100.4° Horizontal | 77.3° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/0.95 ~ f/16
f/4 ~ f/32
Autofocus
No
No
No
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
100 mm
33 mm
15 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
49.5 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
No

Performance

Max Magnification
2x
1x
Min Focus Distance
250 mm / 9.84 in
350 mm / 13.78 in
470 mm / 18.50 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2018-04-20
2021-05-03
2015-06-23
Made In
China
China
China
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