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Old Jun 18, 2008, 10:24 AM   #1
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I know its not a canon lens, but it will be for a canon 450d
Is this a reasonably good macro lens, say 1:1 and i think its the EX range

Sigma Lens for Canon EF - 50mm f2.8 EX DG Macro


If anyone has it, i would love to see some examples.


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Old Jun 19, 2008, 9:19 AM   #2
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Depends on what you want to photograph.

For bugs, ants and other little creatures is this lens quite short, an 105/180 mm lens would do better, because you wil have to get very close, and most animals will scare away. For still objects it isn't a problem.

I use a Sigma 180 EX 3.5 Macro myself, and i love that lens.

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