Recommend some lenses for my Sony a200.

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  1. Idaho21

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    I am currently looking for a couple of lenses for my Sony a200, specifically a zoom lens and a macro lens.

    I have narrowed my choices down to two for a zoom lens- either a Sony 75-300mm AF [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]1:4.5-5.6, 1.5m/4.9ft Macro, or a Minolta 75-300mm AF lens, [/FONT]1:45-5.6. They are both very close in price.

    I have not decided yet if I want a dedicated Macro lens, or just an attachment for the end of my lens. What would make a good macro lens for the a200?

     
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    Neither of those are macro lenses. The term "macro", in this respect, refers to the minimum focusing distance of a given lens.
     
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    I know that the two lenses I listed aren't Macro, I am looking for a Macro lens as well. The two that I listed are zoom lenses.
     

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