Which macro lens?

Started Jul 17, 2010 | Discussions thread
hanhait
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In reply to kokopuffs, Jul 18, 2010

No, the Sigma 17-70 is a general purpose-lens that can focus closer than most other lenses so they (Sigma) call it Macro. You can achieve 1: 2.5 or so and it is really not bad, but I suppose at that distance the 70 mm is not 70 mm any more.

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