Macro lens for D5100

Started Jan 5, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Tamrons
In reply to TAM63, Jan 10, 2013

I went with Tamron 90mm that has been suggested several times in this thread also. I have been very happy with the lens even though my version doesnt have an AF-motor. So when using my D5100 its manual focusing only. Got it cheap and figured that I focus macro shots manually anyway...

Here is one comparison that suggest the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro for best quality and the 90mm Tamron for those in budget.

http://www.techradar.com/news/photography-video-capture/cameras/best-macro-lens-for-nikons-8-tested-1079616/10#articleContent

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