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#1 photojazz

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Posted 20 November 2015 - 05:28 PM

Need the recomendation for a friend's need for a macro lens. She has a 5series DX camera.


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Posted 20 November 2015 - 06:46 PM

I like the 105mm f2.8G IF-ED VR Micro..

 

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Posted 20 November 2015 - 07:19 PM

200 f4, 105 f2.8, 60 f2.8, 40 f2.8, or Extension tubes ,... starting at the top :) ... also depends on what type of macro work..living or very stationary... living subject you need to be further away from... otherwise price probably decides.


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Posted 20 November 2015 - 07:43 PM

Ditto what Don said! ;)


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Posted 21 November 2015 - 05:01 PM

Okay, thanks...


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Posted 21 November 2015 - 08:19 PM

A cheaper way to go is the 85 f3.5DX Macro. My daughter has one she loves it.

 

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Nikon P900 Nikon P330

F100 w MB-15, N80, FM3a, FE2(Black and Silver) and EM.

Nikkor 24-85G ED AF-S VR, 70-300G ED AF-S VR, 28-105 3.5-4.5 AF-D, 50 1.8 AF-D

Nikon Series E lens, 28mm, 100mm, 135mm, 75-150mm, 70-210 f4.

MF Nikkor's 50 f2 Ai, 500 f4 ED Ai-P.

 

MF Rokinon 14mm f2.8 ED AE UMC(Ai-P)

MF Rokinon 85mm f1.4 ASP AE UMC(Ai-P)

 



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Posted 21 November 2015 - 08:22 PM

Another cheaper route is the 40 f2.8G DX Macro it is the DX version of the 60 f2.8G macro.

 

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Nikon P900 Nikon P330

F100 w MB-15, N80, FM3a, FE2(Black and Silver) and EM.

Nikkor 24-85G ED AF-S VR, 70-300G ED AF-S VR, 28-105 3.5-4.5 AF-D, 50 1.8 AF-D

Nikon Series E lens, 28mm, 100mm, 135mm, 75-150mm, 70-210 f4.

MF Nikkor's 50 f2 Ai, 500 f4 ED Ai-P.

 

MF Rokinon 14mm f2.8 ED AE UMC(Ai-P)

MF Rokinon 85mm f1.4 ASP AE UMC(Ai-P)

 



Pro Manfrotto 055XV with Markins M10 ,Sirui P-326 6-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod with Markins Q3 Emille, Manfrotto Compact MKC3-H01M with Combo Head, 3Pod PTT1H Table Top Tripod with Giottos MH1304 Ballhead.





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