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Compare Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro vs Tamron 24mm F/2.8 vs Canon RF 35mm F1.8 IS STM Macro

Reviews

Neo score
31%
78%
71%
Pros
  • Exceptional maximum magnification
  • Optional LED ring light and tripod collar available
  • Sharp from f/2.8
  • 0.5x reproduction
  • Light in the hand
  • Weather-sealed
  • Optically stabilized
  • 0.5x reproduction ratio
  • Good image quality
Cons
  • Not stabilized
  • No lens hood available
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Slow autofocus
  • High distortion
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not the highest build quality

Price

MSRP
399 USD
500 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
8 blades
7 blades
9 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Black
Form Factor
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
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
Sony E-mount
Canon RF-mount
Motor
Micromotor
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
8 elements
10 elements
11 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
6 groups
9 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 low-dispersion element groups
Low-dispersion and aspherical elements + BBAR and fluorine coatings groups
1 aspherical element, Super Spectra Coating groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
Size | Diameter
82 mm / 3.23 in
73 mm / 2.87 in
74 mm / 2.91 in
Size | Length
65 mm / 2.56 in
64 mm / 2.52 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
Weight
400 g / 14.13 oz
215 g / 7.60 oz
305 g / 10.78 oz

Function

Angle Of View
81.8° Diagonal | 71.5° Horizontal | 51.3° Vertical
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical
63.5° Diagonal | 54.4° Horizontal | 37.8° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/16
f/2.8
f/1.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
No
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
25 mm
24 mm
35 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Yes (5 stops)
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
No

Performance

Max Magnification
5x
0.5x
0.5x
Min Focus Distance
170 mm / 6.69 in
120 mm / 4.72 in
170 mm / 6.69 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood sold separately
Lens hood included
Debut
2018-03-07
2019-10-23
2018-09-05
Made In
China
Model Name
F051
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