Laowa have announced the most compact and versatile high magnification macro lens.

This lens is optimized for macro shooting between 2.5X – 5X life size. The lens is specially designed with an extended working distance (45mm at 2.5x & 40mm at 2x)and smaller lens barrel.

The lens is much more compact and lighter than other comparative products and this lens also provides a relatively greater depth of field compared to other extreme macro lens in the market.

The Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X is suitable for both professional and leisure macro photography, to be used on the field or for indoor set-ups.

Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K & Sony FE mounts are available.It is priced at $399 and available for pre-order now ready for shipping later this month.