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Old 06-19-2007, 09:17 PM   #1
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Macro lens?

What macro lens would you recommend for D40?

My dad got this camera (his first D-SLR) and he like to takes photographs of small insects (well nothing too small, lets sat 5mm+).

So what macro lens would you recommend?

Keep in mind it has to be AF-S so auto focus will work on D40 (silent wave motor).
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Old 06-24-2007, 03:53 AM   #2
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for insects? You'll probably need something like a 105mm micro to get the detail. It's not a cheap lens, it's about $1000 CAD.

http://www.pbase.com/cameras/nikon/1...f_afs_vr_micro



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Old 06-24-2007, 06:31 PM   #3
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take a look to what this guy did...
http://www.creativedraft.com/viewtop...t=1596&start=0
pretty amazing
here what it looks like,
http://www.creativedraft.com/viewtop...ht=super+macro
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Old 06-25-2007, 10:13 AM   #4
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I guess I'll go with Nikon 105mm then, looks like there isn't a big choice when you need an AF-S macro..
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Old 06-25-2007, 05:36 PM   #5
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there's a cheaper 60mm version of it, but you won't get the detail like the 105.
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