Nikon DL5100 Micro lens

Started Aug 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
Hennie de Ruyter
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Re: why do you want a macro lens ?
In reply to Windancer, Aug 17, 2012

Nikon also makes a 85mm micro lens with VR which is not that pricey.

IMHO 85mm is better than 40mm for flowers and bugs, I own both. Depth of field also seems bigger for any given aperture (which is a major issue with macro). Have a look at PhotoZone
http://www.photozone.de/nikon--nikkor-aps-c-lens-tests/674-afs40f28dx?start=1
vs

http://www.photozone.de/nikon--nikkor-aps-c-lens-tests/523-nikkorafsdx85vr?start=1

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