Venus Optics Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Samples

It is not the best time of year for macro photography but I have been doing my best to showcase the Venus Optics 60mm f/2.8 2x macro. Most true macros are capable of achieving 1:1. The Venus Optics can go 2:1 "Ultra-macro" is the term they used, maybe made up? Either way I have been really impressed with this affordable lens. It is completely manual- AF and aperture and does not communicate with camera so you don't get aperture data but the lens is sharp and at 60m fairly easy to work with. I have been mostly using it on a Sony A7RII with E-mount to EF Adapter. Most of the samples below are straight out of camera.Would you like to see a full hands-on review? Leave a comment below.Venus Optics 60mm f/2.8 Ultra MacroBuy the Venus Optics 60mm from B&H or Direct From Venus Optics $379 available in Canon, Nikon and Pentax mounts.Click any image in the slideshow to see a larger version. Full resolution RAW images are available below.