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Shown below are the current recommended macro lenses for dental photography. Please call us if you need help choosing the right lens for your camera. Macro lenses do not include support - please call us for information about support options.





Canon EF 100mm f2.8L USM IS Macro Lens
Canon's newest "L" series lens is its first mid-telephoto macro lens to include Canon's sophisticated Image Stabilization. With the highest quality optics available, combined with near-silent Ultrasonic focusing and life-size close-up capabilities without an adapter, the EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM is simply unrivalled. This is the first lens on the market to incorporate Canon's new Hybrid Image Stabilization Technology. Hybrid IS effectively compensates for both angular and shift camera shake during close-up shooting. The lens was developed to expand users' photographing range and allow a wider range of users to easily enjoy macro photography.

NOTE: Unlike the non-L 100mm macro and the EF-S 60mm macro, this lens does not have macro flash mounting "lip" at the end of the lens. In order to attach Canon macro flashes, you also need the Macro Flash Adaapter 67 which screws into the end of the lens and adds the mounting "lip".

Lens Specifications
Focal length: 100mm
Weight: 22oz.
F-stop range: f2.8 to f32
Filter thread size: 67mm
Working distance at 1:1 (from end of lens to subject): 5.2"
Canon EF 100mm f2.8L USM IS Macro Lens
$1399.00
Macro Flash Adapter 67
49.00


AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/3.5G ED VR
Nikon's new 85mm macro lens combines lifesize (1:1) focusing and Nikon's VR vibration reduction in a small, lightweight macro lens. For use with Nikon DX format digital cameras.


Lens Specifications
Focal length: 85mm
Weight: 12.5oz.
F-stop range: f3.5 to f32
Filter thread size: 52mm
Working distance at 1:1 (from end of lens to subject): 5.5"
AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/3.5G ED VR Macro Lens
$599.00
The Nikon 85mm macro
is currently only available in complete camera systems


AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED
Nikon's 105mm macro lens - the world’s first macro lens (offering reproduction ratios of up to 1:1) equipped with Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and Vibration Reduction (VR) systems. The AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens offers advanced optical features and technologies such as Nano Crystal Coat, Extra Low Dispersion (ED) glass and Internal Focusing. For use with Nikon DX format digital cameras, Nikon FX full frame digital cameras and Nikon 35mm film SLR cameras.


Lens Specifications
Focal length: 105mm
Weight: 28oz.
F-stop range: f2.8 to f32
Filter thread size: 62mm
Working distance at 1:1 (from end of lens to subject): 6"
AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Macro Lens
$1049.00
The Nikon 105mm macro
is currently only available in complete camera systems


Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro
This large aperture medium telephoto macro lens offers advanced performance of close-up photography. Sigma’s own proprietary OS (Optical Stabilizer) system enables handheld close-up photography. A Special Low Dispersion (SLD) lens and one high refractive index SLD lens provide excellent correction for all types of aberration and distortion. A floating focusing system moves two different lens groups in the optical path to different positions. This system compensates for astigmatic aberration and spherical aberration and provides extremely high optical performance from infinity to 1:1 Macro.The Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting, providing high contrast images.

NOTE: In order to attach Canon macro flashes, you also need the Macro Flash Adaapter 62 which screws into the end of the lens and adds the mounting "lip".


Lens Specifications
Focal length: 105mm
Weight: 26oz.
F-stop range: f2.8 to f22
Filter thread size: 62mm
Working distance at 1:1 (from end of lens to subject): 5.5"

Available for Canon and Nikon cameras
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens
$639.00

Macro Flash Adapter 62
49.00


Tokina atx-i 100mm F2.8 FF Macro Lens
The Tokina atx-i 100mm is a new macro lens capable of life-sized (1:1) magnification. The lens' multi-coating have been re-engineered to match the highly reflective silicon based CCD and CMOS sensors in today's digital SLR cameras. This lens gives the best of both worlds because optics still give full coverage and excellent sharpness on 35mm film. A macro lens that can handle both the digital and film worlds with ease.

The atx-i 100mm also has a very convenient focus limiter switch that can lock the focus out of the closes focus making it focus faster when used as a moderate telephoto lens that is excellent portraits as well.

Other features of the atx-i 100mm are:
Tokina One Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism for fast easy switching between manual and Auto focus. 55mm non-rotating filter thread for use with macro ring flashes and special effects filters. The atx-i 100mm also comes with a deep bayonet mounted lens hood.

Available for Canon and Nikon cameras (see note below).

Lens Specifications
Focal length: 100mm
Weight: 18oz.
F-stop range: f2.8 to f32
Filter thread size: 55mm
Working distance at 1:1 (from end of lens to subject): 4.5""


Please Note: - The lens does not have its own motor, so it has to make use of the in-camera motor to autofocus. For this reason, it will not autofocus when used with a Nikon camera in the D3000 series or the D5000 series. It will autofocus with a camera that has a built-in motor, such as a D90, D300, D7000-7500, or any Nikon full-frame camera.
Tokina atx-i 100mm f2.8 Macro Lens
$539.00



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