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chrysoberyl

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Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Lens
« on: December 01, 2017, 10:28:41 AM »
Any real-world experience with this lens?  I'm looking for more than 1X magnification in a reasonably light lens.
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Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Lens
« on: December 01, 2017, 10:28:41 AM »

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Re: Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Lens
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2017, 11:12:12 PM »
 I had tried it for a day(borrowed it from the group) and its more convenient to use in field compared to MP-E65. Only issue I had with this lens was that focus throw is very small hardly 90degree to go from infinity to 2x so precise focusing is very difficult. Other than that IQ is excellent.

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Re: Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Lens
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2017, 10:24:42 AM »
I had tried it for a day(borrowed it from the group) and its more convenient to use in field compared to MP-E65. Only issue I had with this lens was that focus throw is very small hardly 90degree to go from infinity to 2x so precise focusing is very difficult. Other than that IQ is excellent.

Thanks!  Was this lens mounted on a rail?
6D, 80D, 5D IV, Zeiss Milvus 100mm Makro, Sigma 180mm/2.8 macro, Canon 100mm macro, Canon 24mm/1.4, Sigma 35/1.4, Tokina 16-28, Canon 1.4X III TC, Canon 2X III TC, Rokinon 14mm 2.4, Sigma 135mm ART.

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Re: Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Lens
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2017, 12:47:59 PM »
I had tried it for a day(borrowed it from the group) and its more convenient to use in field compared to MP-E65. Only issue I had with this lens was that focus throw is very small hardly 90degree to go from infinity to 2x so precise focusing is very difficult. Other than that IQ is excellent.

Thanks!  Was this lens mounted on a rail?
No didnt use rail, mostly handheld for taking photos of reptiles for a research work in field.

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Re: Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Lens
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2017, 12:47:59 PM »