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06-18-2011, 10:40 AM   #1
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Hello, Just joined and I'm loving the KR but I would like to buy a macro lens but I'm not sure what I'm looking for. They seem pretty expensive but what makes them different from say the Kit lens 18-55mm when some have fixed lengths of 50mm or 100mm? How can they achieve much better results?
I'm used to having to put the lens about a centimeter away from the object with Bridge cameras, starting to get the impression you don't have to be that close to the object with these lenses?
Would be much appreciated if someone could clear this up for me (:
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I would suggest posting your question in the Lens Discussion forum where you will likely get a better discussion on the issue started.
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Ok cheers, I will do!
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