Top 2 Venus Lenses

#1 - Venus Optics 'Laowa' 60mm f/2.8 Macro 2:1


The Venus Optics 'Laowa' 60mm f/2.8 Macro 2:1 is an excellent lens for macro photography, offering great sharpness and a nice bokeh. The build quality is exceptional with a solid, all-metal construction.


  • Exceptional sharpness
  • Beautiful bokeh effect
  • Premium, all-metal construction
  • Versatile focal length for macro and general photography


  • Potential vignetting and distortion on full-frame sensors
  • Slight discomfort when used with full-frame cameras
  • Flaring when shooting against bright lights

#2 - Venus Optics 'Laowa' 105mm f/2 (T/3.2) STF


The Venus Optics 'Laowa' 105mm f/2 (T/3.2) STF lens is a highly recommended lens for portrait and landscape photographers. It is one of the sharpest lenses tested, with almost flawless optical quality and excellent build quality. The exceptionally smooth bokeh makes it particularly exciting for portrait photographers.


  • Exceptionally smooth bokeh
  • Superb sharpness
  • Excellent build quality


  • Prone to flaring
  • Heavy