Macro Lens for a77

Started Oct 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Macro Lens for a77
In reply to Hofendis, Oct 13, 2012

Another option is to use extension tubes with regular lenses. I've had good pics with tubes (stacked 13mm, 20mm and  36mm) with a 70-210 beercan. With this, you can shoot from a safe distance without bothering your subjects. I doubt its going to be as sharp as a dedicated macro lens ( I do have the Minolta 50 2.8 macro, but working distance is too short) but the tubes were cheap enough for me to try them.

Both were taken with 70-210 beercan, three tubes with AF.

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