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Compare Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro vs Pentax DA 35mm F2.8 Macro vs Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro

Reviews

Neo score
50%
68%
91%
Pros
  • High 2:1 maximum magnification
  • Focuses to infinity
  • Compact and lightweight
  • 1:1 maximum magnification
  • Beautiful construction
  • 1x maximum magnification
  • Weather-sealed
  • Rather lightweight for a 1:1 macro lens
Cons
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not as well built as newer Laowa lenses
  • External focusing
  • Built between Art and Contemporary line

Price

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

Construction

Aperture Blades
14 blades
9 blades, Rounded aperture diaphragm
9 blades
Colors
Black, Silver
Form Factor
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
APS-C
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sony A-mount, Sony E-mount
Pentax K-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony E-mount, Leica L-mount
Motor
Screw drive from camera
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
9 elements
9 elements
13 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
7 groups
8 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
High-grade multi-layer HD (High Definition) Coating groups
Two FLD glass elementsTwo SLD glass elementsTwo aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
62 mm / 2.44 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
Size | Diameter
95 mm / 3.74 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
71 mm / 2.80 in
Size | Length
70 mm / 2.76 in
47 mm / 1.85 in
106 mm / 4.17 in
Weight
503 g / 17.77 oz
214 g / 7.56 oz
515 g / 18.20 oz

Function

Angle Of View
39.7° Diagonal | 33.4° Horizontal | 22.6° Vertical
44.8° Diagonal | 37.8° Horizontal | 25.8° Vertical
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
No
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
60 mm
35 mm
70 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
52.5 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Extending front
Extending front
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
2x
1x
1x
Min Focus Distance
190 mm / 7.48 in
140 mm / 5.51 in
260 mm / 10.24 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: built-in hood (supplied)
Lens Hood: LH708-01 (supplied)
Debut
2015-06-23
2013-08-27
2018-02-27
Made In
China
Japan
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