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10-10-2008, 03:44 PM   #1
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135mm f2.8 to macro or not to macro?

In order to temporarily satiate my LBA, and to keep this purchase to a minimum, I'm looking at getting either a Sears or JC Penney 135mm f2.8. Both these lenses come with or without macro. I like to shoot macro occasionally. Am I really missing that much getting the "straight non-macro" version of either of these lens? Does one have an edge over the other in terms of IQ?

10-11-2008, 10:33 AM   #2
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I recently picked up a sears 135mm f2.8 macro for $31 on ebay. I like the macro function (adds versatility), and find the color rendering produced by this lens to be very pleasing. Heres a recent example

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