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The Weirdest Macro Lens Is Now A Thing Money Can Buy

Remember the weird macro lens we saw last year Venus Optics’ Laowa? You know, the lens that sport a long and narrow barrel that resembles that of a rifle? Yeah, that. Well, it is now a thing money can buy. Venus Optics is calling the Laowa 24 mm f/14 Probe Lens “the weirdest, but the most genius macro lens ever.” Well, I am not a photographer enough to be a judge of whether if it is indeed a genius, but it sure is weird alright and I do not need to tell you why. Continue reading The Weirdest Macro Lens Is Now A Thing Money Can Buy

Venus Optics Has The Weirdest Macro Lens That’s Smaller Than Your Pinky

It doesn’t take a photography enthusiast to know what a camera lens looks like, but this one lens from Venus Optics will surely leave even an enthusiast bewildered. Venus Optics has no doubt broke the lens design convention with Laowa 24mm f/14 Replay 2x Macro Lens. As you can see, this macro is no doubt a little on the weird on of the scale as far as optics are concerned. On one end, it has a regular Nikon and Canon-friendly mount, but that’s as normal as it gets. Beyond the mount, the lens seems to go on a telescopic path, thinning off (in diameter) towards the lens end like Continue reading Venus Optics Has The Weirdest Macro Lens That’s Smaller Than Your Pinky