It seems like every chinese based lens manufacturer is putting out new fast fifty equivalents for APS-C these days. Some have ventured into full frame territory, but most stay within the APS-C segment. Mitakon, TTartisan, 7Artisans and now also Laowa are all the more prominent...

Venus Optics Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X Macro:  Venus Optics/ B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama Venus Optics has been doing a great job with their Laowa lenses lately and their 65mm f/2.8 2x Macro is an outstanding Macro lens that you should consider. Laowa does not use any trickery to...

Today Laowa released their newest offering for mirrorless camera systems. The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO. I was so fortunate to be sent a copy late November 2019 to test out a bit and give my thoughts on. Now, I’m NOT a macro...

In March 2018 I reviewed the Laowa C-Dreamer 9mm f/2.8 for the Fujifilm X system. If you havn’t already, then you can read about it HERE. A lot of things have happened since then in Fujifilm land, especially in the GFX department. The widest lens...

This is the last of my five posts in my little Japan-memoirs-series.  Part 1: Tokyo-one Part 2: Tokyo-two Part 3: Tokyo-three-Kyoto Part 4: Tokyo-four After Friday nights extravaganza at the karaoke bar and on the dancefloor, saturday morning was not an easy one to get...

This is the fourth of five posts in my little Japan-memoirs-series.  Part 1: Tokyo-one Part 2: Tokyo-two Part 3: Tokyo-three-Kyoto Waking up in Tokyo that friday morning, I realised that today I was going to be literally lost in translation. The swedish delegation had gone...