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Macro lenses for less than $500

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Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Canon EF

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Canon EF

"I would strongly recommend the zoom telephoto AF70-300 mm Macro Autofocus Lens. I used it on the deer and wild turkeys in my backyard. It was easy for a person with arthritis to use. Loved the autofocus." bhphotovideo.com

 
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300 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Diameter 76 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 117 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 435 g
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Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Nikon F

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Nikon F

"This is a good lens for the price. It is light enough to carry all day, it has macro capabilities and it is relatively fast on focusing. I use this lens for sports, challenged youth. It is also perfect for wildlife and closeups of plant life. I would recommend this lens." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Diameter 76 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 117 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 435 g
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Olympus M.Zuiko ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 56 mm
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Max focal length 60 mm
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Min focal length 60 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 82 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 185 g
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Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F

Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F

"this lens is very sharp and fast, and it's the most affordable 100mm range macro lens in the market. For this price i paid, it's doing a superb job" bhphotovideo.com

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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 74 mm
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Max focal length 100 mm
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Min focal length 100 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 95 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

"unbelievable how close you can get to the subject mainly uesd for macro ants,lady bugs,and all fine critters very good buy." bhphotovideo.com

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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 71 mm
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Max focal length 90 mm
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Min focal length 90 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 97 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 405 g
#6

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Canon EF

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Canon EF
 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Diameter 76 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 120 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

"More than satisfied with the sharp, fast focus, but even happier with portrait results." bhphotovideo.com

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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 73 mm
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Max focal length 60 mm
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Min focal length 60 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 70 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 335 g
#8

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon EF

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon EF
 
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Sigma OS
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 79 mm
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Max focal length 105 mm
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Min focal length 105 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Length 127 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 0.7 kg
#9

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Canon EF

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Canon EF

"Great range, compact size, good operation, sound construction." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Diameter 76 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 120 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Olympus M.Zuiko ED 14-150mm f/4-5.6 II

Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 14-150mm f/4-5.6 II
 
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Great zoom range
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10.7x
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Zoom range 10.7x
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Diameter 64 mm
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Max focal length 150 mm
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Min focal length 14 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 84 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 284 g