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4.5x Super Macro Lens at a Price of $199 - Announced by Mitakon


Mitakon is famous for making affordable MF lenses for system cameras and DSLRs. It’s a really big surprise to see they are offering a F0.95 Lens for Micro Four Thirds System at a price of $399 only [Click here to browse available Mitakon Lenses at B&H store].

Yesterday optical manufacturer Mitakon has revealed a super 20mm macro lens that can magnify upto 4.5X and features F2 aperture. The closest focusing distance of the lens is 20cm. The MF lens is built with six elements in four groups, 3-bladed iris and a metal barrel. The lens is available in mounts for Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony FE, Sony A, Pentax K, Sony E, Fujifilm X and Micro Four Thirds cameras, and costs $199

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This isn’t a a walk-around lens, you need a studio set-up and a very good amount of lighting to capture a perfect clsoeup shot.


Press Release

ZY Optics releases the Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5X Super Macro Lens for high magnification shots

Zhongyi Optics (ZY Optics) has released a new compact Super Macro Lens for full frame cameras, the Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5x Super Macro Lens and it features a high reproduction ratio up to 4.5:1.

Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5X Super Macro Lens is very compact in its class which allows photographers to capture extremely fine details or patterns with ease. The lens is capable of creating unbelievable macro images ranging from 4x to 4.5x magnification. Users no longer need to DIY or use any extension tubes to reach high magnification shooting. It incorporates a 6pcs of elements in 4 groups structure which delivers impressive resolution from corners to corners. Weighing merely 0.5 lbs (230g) and 6cm long, it is a perfect companion for wildlife and outdoor shooting. The wide angle of view and close focusing distance allows you to compose creative images with more information included into the frame. Greater magnification (up to 13:1) can also be achieved by stacking extension tubes or bellows. The high magnification is also extremely useful for scientific purposes.

The enclosure of the lens is made of metal to strengthen its durability. Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony FE, Sony Alpha, Pentax K, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds, Fuji X mounts are available.

Pricing & Availability

Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5X Super Macro Lens is now available to ship and purchase at ZY Optics authorized resellers and at our official website ( The Recommended Retail price is USD 199.


Mitakon 85mm F1.2 FE Lens Test and Sample Images


The Mitakon 85mm F1.2 FE Lens was first showed in China on April 2015, the lens is now available for pre-order at B&H, the lens review and sample images published on DC WATCH website,

Take a look at the sample images below…


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About the lens – The Mitakon 85mm F1.2 lens is designed and developed for  for full-frame Sony E mount cameras, the lens allow you to have enhanced focus control over the low-light environment, the optical design features  two extra-low dispersion elements with four high refractive index elements, with the help of these lens elements you get minimal of  chromatic aberrations in your images and very less amount of optical distortions in order to achieve notable sharpness, even at wide apertures.

Lens Major Features

  • Sony E Mount/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.2 to f/16
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Four High Refractive Index Elements
  • Manual Focus, Floating Elements Design
  • De-Clicked Aperture Ring
  • Rounded 11-Blade Diaphragm
  • Metal Lens Barrel and Mount

The Lens is available for pre-order at B&H,