A Comprehensive Comparison of Six Popular Macro Lenses

A good macro lens is one of the most versatile optics a photographer can own, able to shoot a wide variety of subjects from portraits to the small details around us with sharp results. If you are looking for a macro lens of your own, this fantastic video compares six popular options to help you decide which is right for you. 

Coming to you from Christopher Frost Photography, this awesome video compares six popular macro lens choices:

Personally, I think given the average price, a good macro lens is one of the best deals any photographer can have and a versatile optic to have in your bag. Check out the video above for Frost's full thoughts on the full lineup.

And if you want to continue to learn about macro photography, check out "Mastering Macro Photography: The Complete Shooting and Editing Tutorial With Andres Moline!"

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4 Comments

VINICIUS YUZO ZUCARELI's picture

Christopher Frost os the absolute best lens reviewer I know.

Spy Black's picture

With so many macros to choose from, especially beyond this small sampling, it really just comes down to what you find attractive and can afford. Just about any macro will give great IQ, although I was surprised at the Canon having quite a bit of CA and not as good as other macros I've worked with.

Fristen Lasten's picture

Good review. Thanks.

Steve Crane's picture

I'm not sure I get the point of a comparison like this. If it was all lenses that can be used on the same system that's one thing but what's really the point of comparing a Canon and Nikon? If you have a Canon or Nikon body then a lens for the other system would seem of little interest.