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Prime Macro lenses

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Nikon Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR

Nikon Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR

"I took this lens out for a test at the Conservator of Flowers in San Francisco and shot a number of close up flower photos. The results were beautiful! One of my orchid shots even got selected for Wordpress's front page "Freshly Pressed"."

 
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Nikon VR
 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Length 116 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Max focal length 105 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 0.7 kg
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Min focal length 105 mm
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Diameter 83 mm
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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

"Best lens I have bought in years. Of course, it produces great macros. But it can be used for portraits, even indoors. Portrait results blew me away."

 
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Length n/a
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 100 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Min focal length 100 mm
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Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon-f

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon-f

"It is very sharp, and the colors are fantastic! love, love!"

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Image stabilization None
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Length n/a
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Focus motor None
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Max focal length 90 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 405 g
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Min focal length 90 mm
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Diameter n/a
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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."

 
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Silent and fast
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Image stabilization None
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Length 70 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 60 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 335 g
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Min focal length 60 mm
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Diameter 73 mm
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Canon 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Canon 50mm f/2.5 Macro

"really like this lens, love macro photography and this is not only good quality but it is a great price for what you get"

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Image stabilization None
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Length 64 mm
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Focus motor None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Aperture f/2.5
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Weight 277 g
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 69 mm
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Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon-f

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon-f

"I use this lens primarily for macro photography and I am very happy for buying this lens. This lens produces absolutely crisp macro images."

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Image stabilization None
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Length 95 mm
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Focus motor None
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Max focal length 105 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 450 g
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Min focal length 105 mm
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Diameter 74 mm
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Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

"It is a great lens for macro and portraits"

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Image stabilization None
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Length 74 mm
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Focus motor None
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Max focal length 60 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 440 g
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Min focal length 60 mm
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Diameter 71 mm
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

"Bought this lens for my wife's D5000 so she could do some macro work. Very impressive quality and unbelievable how sharp this lens really is."

 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
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Image stabilization None
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Length 73 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Max focal length 60 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 425 g
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Min focal length 60 mm
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Diameter 89 mm
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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"

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Image stabilization None
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Length n/a
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Focus motor None
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Max focal length 100 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Min focal length 100 mm
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Diameter n/a
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX Micro 85mm f/3.5G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX Micro 85mm f/3.5G ED VR

"Lightweight, accurate, precise. I tried it out at a friends backyard and took closeup pictures of flowers. You can actually see the texture of the petals."

 
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Silent and fast
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Length 99 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Weight 355 g
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Min focal length 85 mm
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Diameter 73 mm