A&P macro lens for less than $500 (100mm + range)

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  1. xSteveO

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    Canon mount. what would you recommend? I'd love to get an MPE-65mm, but it's a little out of my price range and the working distance would be 0. I want it for insects, so 100mm + is a must
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    100 2.8 macro
     
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    its only $450 right now, I've heard a lot of good things about it, one day (after I buy everything else I want) I'll probably get one
     
  4. xSteveO

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    how does it stack up to the 105mm sigma ($349)
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    these are much cheaper used in mint shape, i would like to see a comparison as well
     
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    tamron 90mm 2.8 > *.
     
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    better than the sigma?
     
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    I've read great things about the Sigma 105mm, but I've read even better things about the Tamron 90mm. :o
     
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    2nd hand ftl.

    i would definatly like to have a more definitive review.
     
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    the ef100 macro is > *... except maybe the ef 180 macro :dunno:
     

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