Tag Archives: magnification


Twin Flash Rig

  After the demise of my  Canon MT-24EX Macro Twin Lite Flash, I needed an alternative flash set-up for the Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Photo Lens. While twin flash is not always necessary for […]

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Macro Lens Medley

Left to right: Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Macro Autofocus Lens (Canon EOS mount), Canon Macro Photo MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Manual Focus Lens, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro Autofocus Lens, Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP AF […]

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Equipment Foibles — Long Macro Lenses

Note to Readers: The Tamron 180mm f3.5 is a great macro lens! This article is about the limitations that all long macro lenses have. (added 17 April, 2012) At the beginning of the year I […]

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Macro Lens Review at Myrmecos

(First posted at Voyages Around My Camera Jan 19, 2009) Alex Wild at Myrmecos reviews the Canon MP-E 1 -5x Macro lens – his lens of choice for his extraordinary insect photographs: If you’ve paid […]

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