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A perfect entry level macro lens

Advantages: Fantastic, clean, sharp images, good build quality, almost silent AF
Disadvantages: I wish I'd have bought the 100mm!

...I purchased this lens as I started to become more and more interested in photographing bugs and insects close up. I decided on the this lens because it was the cheapest that Canon offered. The 100mm lens was £100 more (£460) so thought I'd rather bu ...

thewedge 08.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 USM Macro

Expensive and only has one purpose but my god it is worth it!!!!!

Advantages: Excellent image and build quality. Does what no other macro lens can do - zoom in!
Disadvantages: Hard to get used to. Needs a dedicated macro flash to work properly.

I'll start off by saying that this lens is not worth buying unless you are seriously in to macro photography. The lens itself has a maximum working distance of 4 inches and is no use for anything other than macro work. Lenses such as Canons other macr ...

thewedge 27.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Canon MP E - macro lens - 65 mm F/2.8