Food Lens: 85mm PC or 105mm VR?

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Food Lens: 85mm PC or 105mm VR?
Jun 17, 2009

I posted a general question in the Pro Digitial forum and got some good advice on shooting food...cookies in particular. I have a D700 and D300 to use along with the Holy Trinity, Was thinking about picking up an 85mmPC or 105mm VR to fill the frame with baked products ranging in size from 12 inches square to an inch or two in diameter.

The 105mm seems to be popular for it's flexibility as a portrait lens, but my 70-200 may have that covered. There may also be some doors I can open for some architectural work, sp perhaps the 85mm PC would be useful.

What do you all think? Is the 105mm VR good enough as a stand alone macro lens? Is the 85mm PC too long for good architectural work? Are it's macro capabilities considered capable?

Thanks in advance for your inpit.
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