Laowa 24mm T8 2X Macro Pro2be 90° Periscope View
Laowa 24mm T8 2X Macro Pro2be 90° Periscope View

Laowa 24mm T8 2X Macro Pro2be 90° Periscope View

Regular price R 77,999.00
Tax included.


This product is not in stock locally, but available to order via airfreight with a delivery time of 5-15 business days. Please get in touch to confirm stock availability and place an order. 

Laowa 24mm T8 2X Pro2be – the perfect combination of versatility and innovation. The lens kit comes in 3 distinct lenses including the unique 35-degree tilt view. The Pro2be offers a maximum T8 aperture, 2X magnification and waterproof distance of 36.6cm, pairing perfectly with your high-speed cameras and motion-control system. The distinctive tubular and smartly-twisted lens barrels offer maximum flexibility to explore new perspectives and new heights. It is  the all-in-one solution for capturing a wide range of shots, from extreme close-ups to cinematic top and high-angle shots, at the ultimate level of user experience.

For pricing, please scroll down to the section below titled "USD Price Guarantee".

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Do you have the item in stock? 

Products are either in stock, out of stock (sold out) or special order. 

  • In stock: We have stock at our local warehouse. You can see how many we have in stock, add these products to your cart and check out. 
  • Sold out: We usually carry stock of this item but it has sold out. Please get in touch to get an ETA and reserve and incoming product. Or use the "Email me when available" button to get an email when new stock arrives. 
  • Special order: We don't carry local stock of this item. Get in touch to confirm stock availability and ETA to place an order. 

Delivery options and what they cost

We pride ourselves on lightning fast shipping, FREE on all orders over R1000. For orders under R1000 a courier fee of R120 will apply. Apart from large f-stop gear orders and large tripods, most of our items ship overnight and the daily cutoff is 13:00. You can read more on the deliveries page

Can I collect my parcel? 

Yes, you can collect your order from our warehouse in Saxenburg Park, Blackheath (08:00 - 14:00). Just choose the collection option at checkout- we'll follow up with the specifics. Please note that we are very strict about payment if collecting. We will not release any goods if we are not 100% comfortable about payment. We accept the following as payment confirmation in order to release the goods. 

  • Payfast Card Payment (any customers, new or returning)
  • EFT from FNB to FNB, pending fund clearance (any customers, new or returning)
  • Normal EFT from other banks to FNB (return customers only)
  • Instant EFT from other banks to FNB, pending fund clearance (Any customers, new or returning) 
  • Cash (any customers, new or returning)

What payment options are available?  

  • EFT
  • EFT via Payfast
  • Credit card: VISA & Mastercard
  • Payflex
  • Float

What is your policy on returns and or exchanges?

We are more than happy to exchange any product for something else or a full refund* if you feel that the item you chose isn’t quite right for you. See our Return Policy page for more. 

*If paying with any card, 4.5% of the transaction value goes to the credit card payment facilitation company. "Full Refund" means that we will return the full amount we received after the credit card service fees. If you are at all unsure that what you're buying is ideal for you, rather opt for EFT payment to be safe. 

Where is my order? How can I track my order?

You will receive an email with your tracking number once your order has been collected by our couriers. You can also find tracking number for your orders under "My account" 

You can also shop NiSi Filters at the following retailers & dealers. 
Orms Cape Town
Shop 5 Roeland Square, Cnr Roeland and, Upper Canterbury St, Cape Town
Orms Bellville
Victorian Towers, 2 Palm St, Bellville, Cape Town
Fritz, 0219101380
FilmFlow (Cinema Specialist)
Boskruin, Randburg
Deon Truter, 0823148308
Rosebank Mall, 50 Bath Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Martin Wright, 0118802885
28 Pearce St, Berea, East London
043 726 2200
Lime Photo
Kloof, Durban
Emil, 0844849959
You can also shop Leofoto Tripods at the following retailers & dealers. 
Orms Cape Town
Shop 5 Roeland Square, Cnr Roeland and, Upper Canterbury St, Cape Town
Orms Bellville
Victorian Towers, 2 Palm St, Bellville, Cape Town
Fritz, 021 910 1380
Lime Photo
Kloof, Durban
Emil, 0844849959
3% Tactical
Bernard Kotze - 0727156743
Ivan Fourie - 0825290593
Pretoria Arms
1032 Silvergrass St, Montana, Pretoria, 0182
Wayne Lesch – 0798834407

Damien Bradshaw 
Eastern Cape (Hunting Products Only)

Approved Arms
Dirk Pio  – 0730556726

We have a no-nonsense approach. If a product breaks due to a manufacturer defect, we will replace it without asking any questions. If we have any reason to believe that the product was put through unreasonably heavy usage, we will have to follow the manufacturer's standard warranty procedure. 

Find more info on proper care and use for each brand below. 

NiSi Care & Use

F-stop Care & Use


The manufacturer offers a 10-year limited warranty on all products and we extend that warranty to our customers. Please read the below very carefully, so you understand your position when something breaks or doesn’t work ideally anymore.

It is critical to understand that this warranty only applies to factory faults and not to standard wear and tear. Tripods are subject to a lot of gray areas in this regard as tripods used outdoors, particularly in sand and sea water, are subjected to extreme wear and tear. We will e.g. replace the affected part of your tripod if a carbon tube snaps or cracks without much pressure applied to it or if the apex breaks. We will not replace your tripod or the affected part if e.g. a joint locks up due to sand or salt build up or if a hinge becomes corroded or stiff/floppy and unserviceable due to corrosion or salt build up. 

In sum, if we see that you took good care of your tripod and something went wrong, we will go out of our way to fix or replace it for you. If we see that you dragged it through the mud (literally or metaphorically), then we are unlikely to fix/replace it for you. How you handle your tripod and take care of it, is all the difference between 3- or 20 years of service. 

The best of tripods will not last longer than 2/3 years if used regularly in the sea, INCORRECTLY, and never serviced. Always make sure to extend the lowest leg section first, so you keep the joints out of the water/sand. Always rinse with freshwater after use in the sea, wipe down with a wet cloth, leave extended to dry and ENSURE YOU KEEP THE HEAD AND APEX DRY. If your tripod’s joints start feeling sandy/gritty, open them up, give them a proper clean and lubrication and fine-tune the tension on the joints.

If travelling on dirt roads, ensure that your tripod is in its carry-bag when not in use.

Your tripod will not take care of itself – it is up to you to do so. All our tripods ship with an info-sheet on taking care of your tripod. We also offer a full tripod disassembly and service for R1000, including shipping both ways.

Revolution 2.0

Laowa's second generation probe is as game-changing as the original was. The designers listened to years of feedback from studios specialising in product ads and reinvented the lens that put them on the map.

A must-buy for every rental house, this is going to be a game changer for a lot of TV commercial DPs. Treat this as a professional version of the original probe lens. Stay tuned as Laowa continues to build the probe lens family with more exciting probe products to come.


3 Barrels for 3 most popular uses

Lens options


This new module will open up a new universe of what can be done with the probe. The offset places the camera far above the lens, keeping large, complex camera rigs out of the subject space.


The go-to option for the micro-wide-angle perspective that makes small objects look giant. This is the product ad workhorse, but will also open up amazing new close-up shots in cinema.


The original direct view - well known, loved and responsible for countless of the best product ads shot over the last few years


The new periscope module offsets the lens far away from the camera. The result is that the camera stays well out of the subject's space. It can be oriented normally and positioned well above the subject matter. This makes it ten times easier to get the shots that the probe is famous for.


This is the optimal angle for making small products look giant; the classic micro wide angle perspective used for ads. It used to require complex offset of the entire motion control systems like sliders/dollies/robot arms, which also required a ton of space. The new 35 degree offset of the lens means you can keep your camera mount and motion control simple while achieving that famous look. This module is also brilliant for shooting intimate scenes of hands without having to mount a massive rig on an offset right in the actor's space - think smartphone interaction, writing etc.

T8 | Faster, Greener

Maximum T8 Aperture

The new probe is nearly two stops faster, which means you can reduce the amount of light required by nearly 4x.

In the production world, this means less money spent on gigantic lights and electricity to power them.

Longer and Adjustable Lens Barrel

With both an extended and adjustable tube, you can now effortlessly explore the macro world from new angles, swiftly adapting to any shooting scenario. Whether you’re capturing the intricate details of miniature worlds or the delicate textures of your subjects, the adjustable lens barrel empowers you to achieve the perfect shot.

The freedom to choose

Get the full set, taking advantage of bundle pricing for a saving of R19 998 or start with just the module you need most.

USD Price Guarantee

We will match the practical USD price for any Laowa cinema lens. 

What does the practical price mean? Importing something is not just as simple as USD x spot exchange rate. There are costs involved to import products, whether you shop on BH or we order from the manufacturer, and these have to be factored in.


Laowa Pro2be Full set - $8 699

If the USD/ZAR exchange rate is 18.5, then calculating the ZAR price is not just as simple as $8 699 x 18.5 = R160 931.50

  • If you swipe your card to pay for it with a retailer in another country, you will pay approximately 50 cents on the spot rate, so you'll get a much worse exchange rate than spot.
  • You'll have to pay shipping, which can easily be $100-$300 for large cine lenses.
  • You'll have to pay disbursement fees for the import clearance admin.

Because of all these additional charges, we add 3% to the price of the lens, so you can use the below formula to calculate our guaranteed price -

USD Price x FX Spot Rate x 1.03

Pro2be Example (using 18.5 as example FX rate)

8699 x 18.5 x 1.03 = R165 759.45 ex VAT

Please keep in mind that this is a two-way street. If our advertised price is higher than this, you have the right to ask for a lower price. However, if our advertised price is lower than this because of a sudden change in the USD/ZAR fx rate, we reserve the right to increase the price on new orders. Displayed pricing is fixed on in-stock items.

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