cheaper macro lens instead of $1000 Nikon

Started Jul 16, 2013 | Questions thread
D Cox
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Re: cheaper macro lens instead of $1000 Nikon
In reply to HappyPooPants, Jul 16, 2013

You don't want to be shining bright lights or flash at a new baby.

I suggest using a close-up lens (Raynox or similar) on a standard lens, as this avoids the big loss of light given by a macro lens or by extension tubes. You also retain auto-focus and stabilisation.

(A macro lens is basically a lens with built-in extension tubes.)

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