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Old Apr 14, 2006, 3:38 PM   #1
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Can anyone suggest a good macro lens to go with my D200 I just recently purchased?
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Old Apr 14, 2006, 4:52 PM   #2
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I use the Nikkor 60mm macro and have been very happy with it.

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Old Apr 14, 2006, 5:01 PM   #3
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Thank you!
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Old Apr 14, 2006, 10:55 PM   #4
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I am also very happy with my Nikkor 60mm. Here is an example.
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Old Apr 15, 2006, 2:03 PM   #5
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I am convinced that at 60mm lens is the way to go! What a great photograph! Thank you for all your help and input.
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Old Apr 29, 2006, 11:35 AM   #6
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I couldn't find the Nikkor 60 mm Macro on the wolfcamera.com site.

Are these lenses hard to find?
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Old Apr 29, 2006, 12:44 PM   #7
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B&H has it, and I probably trust them more than wolfcamera:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...goryNavigation




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Old Apr 29, 2006, 12:50 PM   #8
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Thanks, Rey.

Whoa...fairly expensive. I see some macro lens for $129 and such... is there a reason this one is so much more?

Complete newbie here. I'm guessing because of the large F-stop is the reason for price?

Thanks again!
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Old Apr 29, 2006, 1:48 PM   #9
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The 2.8 along with the auto-manual switch plus the Nikon name. All in all I think it's a decent price.
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Old Apr 29, 2006, 7:38 PM   #10
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TedM wrote:
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Thanks, Rey.

Whoa...fairly expensive. I see some macro lens for $129 and such... is there a reason this one is so much more?

Complete newbie here. I'm guessing because of the large F-stop is the reason for price?

Thanks again!
TheMicro-Nikkor 60mmis a high quality lens. I think it is the best lens Nikon ever made. Consider it's quality the price is not high. If you want atop quality macro lens buy it. The cheapermacro lenses or even the more expensive Nikon macrolenses may not be as good. For me it's the best lens I have and I'glued' it to my D50. F2.8enable the lens to be used as a low light all purpose lens (particularly with the D50 low noises @ iso 1600). Attached is photo of Robberfly and it's prey. I do not think I could produced such picture without the Micro-Nikkor 60mm.
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