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  1. rootlesstree

    rootlesstree TPF Noob!

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    I'm trying to decide whether I should purchase a full macro lens, for I often take profile/ silhouette pictures, or if I should purchase a wide lens, for I often do landscape.

    Any help?
     
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    Shockey TPF Noob!

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    Check out the Tamron lenses with a macro function. I have a 28-75 and it is very versatile.
     
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    Joves No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    What you have to decide is what you shoot most and, go for that area. You can use a semi wide lens for the profiles and, landscapes. With extension tubes you can do macro as well. What camera and, what lenses do you have already, that would help people to help you.
     
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    iolair No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    What's your camera body, and what lenses do you already have?

    Profile/silhouette shots shouldn't really require a macro.
     
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    rootlesstree TPF Noob!

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    Right now I have a 1:2 Tamron Macro. That's the best I have. I need to expand past lady bugs and flower petals.
     
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    rootlesstree TPF Noob!

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    It's a Canon XSi. And also I'm looking for clarity. Therefore macro.
     

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