Do I really need a macro lens?

Started Apr 23, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Chris_Downunder Contributing Member • Posts: 611
Do I really need a macro lens?

I'd appreciate some advice on this subject. I'm new to macro work and have some extension tubes that seem to produce pretty good macro images. The question is: what are the advantages of a true macro lens over extension tubes and will I see a marked difference in image quality?
Chris

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