Wide angle macro solution for DX body?

Started Jan 17, 2014 | Questions thread
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Sonyshine Senior Member • Posts: 8,190
Re: Wide angle macro solution for DX body?

I have used the Sony 30mm macro lenses on NEX and SLT cameras. They do give a wide view but even at quite small apertures the background is still fairly blurred out when the focus is up close.

Here is a set on Flickr which may help your decision process.


I also recently begun to use the 40mm Nikon micro lens on my D3200 and V1 cameras:


Its a great lens but not really wide angle as you say.

An alternative may just be a wide angle lens?

Many are capable of quite close focusing - not macro - but close.

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