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Close-up / Macro Lens Comparison | by Narsuitus
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Close-up / Macro Lens Comparison

The closest focusing distance of a regular or normal lens may be all that is needed to meet the close-up requirements of many photographers. The image above, from a normal lens, displays vignetting and barreling defects.


A macro lens is designed especially for close-up work. When compared to a regular lens of the same focal length, a macro lens displays maximum image quality at close-focusing distances.

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Taken on April 12, 2015