Nikon Macro Lenses

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  1. Holly

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    Looking for your input on a GOOD macro lens... I have a nikon D70 and looking for one that is used purposely for close up shots... although A lot of the lenses do good macros, but wanting something closer...

    I hope this doesnt sound like a nutty question..

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  2. Holly

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    Thanks! I got an answer from another forum...
     
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    HOW DARE YOU :lol:

    I see you've got a new toy then Holly! Hows the D70 then?
     
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    Which lens did you settle on?

    I have a couple of Macro lenses. One is macro capable but only does 1:2 and another one I picked up really cheap that does a true 1:1.
     
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    I am getting the Macro Close up lenses for my 50mm 1.4 lens

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    Do share what lens that is true 1:1
     
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    Holly, happy to hear of your D70 purchase. I dearly love mine. I have posted this lens before but it is a wonderful macro lens. I'm pretty sure it does 1:1. Nikon 60mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor. I don't think I have used my kit lens in a month. This is a very good 'walking around' lens that does a nice job on non-macro pictures. I will look forward to some more of your macro flowers.
     
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    I pick up a Nikor 28-105 zoom for my D70 with a macro with a switch......

    Works great as a walk-around lens, you might want to look into it.

    Paul
     
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    The only non-Nikkor lens I own is a sigma 105/2.8 macro. It's cheap, but since I don't shoot macro much, I figured I would give it a try... it is lovely.
     
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    Hi Holly more of a question from me than an answer to yours, i have purchased a used D70 and although really pleased with the features and look of the camera i find that all of the pictures i have taken on auto have come out under exposed the only way i can get correct exposure is if i use spot metering and exposure lock hope you can help
     
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    When I used my old D70, I used to remedy by doing an exposure compensation of +0.3 - that helped a bit :)
     
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    Ditto here... The D70 seems to lean toward under-exposure.
     

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