PIX 2015

Opinions needed on Macro lens

Started Jan 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
Opfoto OP
Regular MemberPosts: 156Gear list
Re: Opinions needed on Macro lens
In reply to Opfoto, Jan 29, 2013


Thanks for the comments so far, keep them coming.

I'm not concerned with the 3.5 .... thinking f8-f11 or so distance dependent with portaits....

with Macro gonna need to stop down for flowers etc...I assume around f22 or so.

I never considered the skittering bug factor..... So didn't really consider anything longer than the 85mm. I know the 90mm wont be a noticable difference.

I probably won't use AF for macro, most people don't from what I've read/heard.

Not sure if I am getting closer to a decision....stil looking at other Mfrs as well....tokina, tamron included, they all have their pluses and minuses....that just adds to the confusion!

Budgetwise.... $500 thereabouts seems to be the going rate and I really don't want to buy used.

-- hide signature --

Nikon D70s, 18-70 Kit, 70-300VRII, 35mm f1.8, SB800,
Now, Where did I leave that Lens Cap ???
See my (always under construction) image gallery here:

 Opfoto's gear list:Opfoto's gear list
Nikon D70s Nikon D80 Nikon D7100 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G Nikon AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED +5 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow