Further readings for the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
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In Part 2 of “Best lenses for the EOS 7D Mark II,” we’re looking at the performance of primes on Canon’s flagship APS-C sensor.We’ve analyzed over 300 fixed-focal-length lenses on the EOS 7D Mark II, including own-brand Canon EF and EF-S lenses that are designed specifically for use on the Canon APS-C sensor. Covering a range of third-party alternatives as well, our comprehensive analysis will help you pick out a prime, whatever your photographic needs.
Sony has started to round out the E-mount lens range for their innovative full-frame A7 bodies and APS-C format cameras, and this new 1:1 stabilized macro lens looks to be a promising addition. Read on to find out how well this new model performs.
Launched in September 2012, the Tamron SP90mm f/2.8 Di Macro II VC USD lens aims to continue in the same vein as previous Tamron macro lenses by offering very high image quality in a well-priced package that rivals the offerings from the major camera manufacturers. A true macro lens, this model offers full 1:1 lifesize reproduction and includes Tamron’s Vibration Compensation (VC) mechanism to help achieve images free of camera shake even at longer shutter speeds. Also present is their USD, or Ultrasonic Silent Drive, AF motor for fast, quiet AF operation.
Canon’s EF 135mm f/2.8 Softfocus lens blurs images and reality – on purpose. With just a flick of the wrist and lens, the 135mm f/2.8 Softfocus allows photographers to have a “softfocus” in their images. The effect produces a blur and halo throughout the photograph. But how clear are the lens’ images when you take away the blur?
With it true 1:1 macro reproduction and its floating auto-focus system for high optical quality on its very broad range of focus, this Sigma macro lens looks like ideal for a wide variety of photographers, from nature to sport and portraits.