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Compare Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro vs Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 vs Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro

Reviews

Neo score
31%
59%
50%
Pros
  • Exceptional maximum magnification
  • Optional LED ring light and tripod collar available
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Solid construction
  • Good image quality
  • 1:1 reproduction
  • One of the widest macro lens for FF
  • Unique +/- 6mm shift feature
Cons
  • Not stabilized
  • No lens hood available
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • No EXIF communication

Price

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

Construction

Aperture Blades
8 blades
9 blades
14 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
APS-C
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring
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
8 elements
14 elements
12 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
6 groups
9 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 low-dispersion element groups
1 aspherical + 1 ED + 3 UHR elements groups
Three high refractive and one ED element groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
62 mm / 2.44 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Diameter
82 mm / 3.23 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
84 mm / 3.31 in
Size | Length
65 mm / 2.56 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
65 mm / 2.56 in
Weight
400 g / 14.13 oz
590 g / 20.85 oz
410 g / 14.49 oz

Function

Angle Of View
81.8° Diagonal | 71.5° Horizontal | 51.3° Vertical
47.2° Diagonal | 40.0° Horizontal | 27.3° Vertical
110.6° Diagonal | 100.4° Horizontal | 77.3° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/16
f/0.95 ~ f/16
f/4 ~ f/32
Autofocus
No
No
No
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
25 mm
33 mm
15 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
49.5 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
No

Performance

Max Magnification
5x
1x
Min Focus Distance
170 mm / 6.69 in
350 mm / 13.78 in
470 mm / 18.50 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood sold separately
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2018-03-07
2021-05-03
2015-06-23
Made In
China
China
China
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