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can anybody give me an idea of the best macro lens for a serious person like me?
true macro will be better.
which will be best, do not worry i have nikon and canon both branded camera.
Thanks in advance.
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What sort of things would you like to take photos of? I believe the different focal lengths have different applications depending on subject.
may be a flower or close up portrait or insects.
I've got the Tamron 90mm Macro and it is a cracker of a lens!
It is really sharp and crisp.
Good luck with your choice. Of course the Tamron can go on any camera.
I have a Sigma 105mm Macro. I'm very happy with the photos of flowers, butterflie ...etc... taken using it.
Nikon makes some superb lenses but they cost a lot.
The Tamron 90mm came top in a recent mag test, beating all the big names' equivalent ones if that helps you.
I think you would like the Sigma 150mm f2.8 HMS macro. It gets top reviews and is relatively cheap, and the most importamt, has excellent working distance.
thanks my friends, yup i have searched through the web and i have found that tamron 90 or sigma 105mm or canon 100 will be best i think
sigma 150 is costly for me, but obviously you are true that it is relatively cheap, so can anybody suggest me which will be best for an enthusiast like me:-
according to the technicalities.
Is this Boyd again?
Quote: Is this Boyd again?
Again? Me? Have I missed something?
Well if I had the money for a macro lens, I'd go for the Tamron - as I say, it beat all the others, including the Sigma, in the test I saw, and was also the cheapest, which was a bonus!
There's virtually nothing between them with regards image quality.
The Canon has the slightly better build quality out of the three.
Fair enough. I tend to coddle my lenses anyway, so perhaps wouldn't be as bothered by slightly lesser build quality.
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