What's the cheapest path to 1:1 Macro for me?

Started Dec 9, 2011 | Discussions thread
Alnitak
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Re: 40mm macro does 1:1
In reply to NoFunBen, Dec 16, 2011

The problem with the short focal length macros, like the 40mm, 55mm, etc. is the working distance. If you are taking pictures of, say, stamps or coins it doesn't really matter But if you are looking to take pictures of bugs, you need a longer focal length (and more working distance)...at least 90mm (I had the Tamron 90mm f/2.8 macro -- and sold it to move to 105mm), if not 105mm, 150mm or 200mm.

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