Capture Unbelievable Macro Images With the Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5X Super Macro Lens

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If you’ve ever been interested in shooting macro photography or video, this might be the opportunity for you!

For $199, you will be able to grab one of these ZY Optics Zhongyi Mitakon ‘Super Macro’ lenses and I think the samples they’ve provided are pretty awesome.

The lens cannot focus to infinity, so it is only for macro use, but you can focus as close as 20mm.

At this time, I can only find it on their own site, and not other retailers yet.

What do you think? Is $199 inexpensive enough to grab you?

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

Via Zhongyi Optics Press:

Shenyang China, Dec 19, 2016 – 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.

Sample Photos shot at 4.5X




More sample photos can be found from official website (



About Us
Shenyang Zhongyi Optical and Electronic Company (ZY Optics) is a leading Chinese camera lens & adapters manufacturer. We currently manufacture and distribute lenses and lens turbo adapters under the brand name of ‘Mitakon’ & ‘Zhongyi’.

For more information about Shenyang Zhongyi Optical and Electronic Company Limited and our products information, visit our official website

(cover photo credit: snap from Zhongyi Press)

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