Macro photography is by far one of the most beautiful and appreciated types of photography, and it takes a lot of skills, knowledge, training, experience to take close-up photos of insects and other small subjects. Nonetheless, besides the skills, a photographer will also need to have the proper equipment for truly flawless macro photographs – and here you will find the top 10 best macro lenses for Canon Cameras in 2017:
Table of Contents
- 10. The Altura Photo Professional 58mm Macro Lens
- 9. The Neewer Auto Focus Macro Extension Set
- 8. The Canon EF-S 60MM Macro USM Lens
- 7. The Canon EF 50mm Macro Lens
- 6. The Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Macro Zoom Lens
- 5. The Sigma 884101 f2.8-4 Contemporary Macro Lens
- 4. The Tamron AF 70-300mm LD Macro Zoom Lens
- 3. The Rokinon 100mm F2.8 Full-Frame Telephoto Macro Lens
- 2. The AF 100mm F2.8 AT-X Macro Lens
- 1. The Canon EF 100mm USM Lens
These fisheye wide angle lens is specifically created for high-quality macro photographs, and it is intended to be used by professional photographers who use the Canon Rebel Series, the Canon EOS series as well as DSLR cameras. The lens also comes with a high-quality MagicFiber Microfiber lens cleaning cloth, and the best thing about it is that it is covered by the DigitalGoja 90-day 100% satisfaction guarantee policy – in other words, if you are not entirely satisfied with the lens, you can always ask for a refund without any hassles!
This is more than just your average Macro lens – it is an extension tube set that works perfectly with Canon EOS, DSLR cameras as well as SLR cameras. Designed for extreme close ups, this lens features a metal bayonet that measures 13/21/31mm, it is made entirely from metal and it can be easily coupled with the TTL.AE Metering. The lens can be used either individually or combined with the tube, for the best results.
This lens is specifically designed for the Canon SLR cameras – a high-quality, reliable, durable and professional 60mm f2.8 macro lens that comes with a one-year warranty and that also comes with a powerful USM (ultra sonic monitor) designed for auto focusing. Also, the lens has a 25-degree angle of view, it has a maximum aperture of f2.8 and it also comes with a floating optical system that can easily focus down to life-size!
This is a compact f2.5 macro lens that comes with a 52mm filter thread and features a focal length of 50mm. Moreover, the lens is constructed with 9 elements spread across 8 groups, it has a diagonal angle of view of 46 degrees and it weighs just under 10 ounces.
Designed for Canon SLR cameras, the Sigma 70-300mm macro zoom lens features a high-quality multi-layer lens coating and a special, advanced design that aims to reduce both ghosting flare. This macro lens is perfect for portraits and macro photography!
Specifically created for the Canon EF-S Cameras, the Sigma 884101 contemporary DC macro zoom lens come with a 17-70mm focal length, an image stabilization feature as well as 72mm filters. Besides, the lens is also fully compatible with the Sigma USB dock!
These Tamron macro zoom lens is great for the Canon SLR cameras, it comes with 9 diaphragm blade numbers, a generous f32 minimum aperture as well as a rotation-like zooming type.
This lens is specifically designed for the canon EF Digital SLR cameras, it is made from 15 different glass elements and it has a minimum focusing distance of just one foot. Moreover, the lens comes with ultra multi-coated UMC glass.
This is a Canon mount 100mm Pro D Macro lens that comes with front and rear caps, a lens hood as well as a three-year limited warranty offered by the manufacturer. This lens is fully capable of life-sized reproduction, and its multi-coating system is specifically designed to match the sensors present in nowadays’ digital SLR cameras!
With an impressive 100mm focal length and a maximum aperture of f2.8 and minimum of f32, the Canon EF 100mm USM lens come with an image stabilization feature, 67mm filters as well as an inner focusing system with USM. Apart from all the features mentioned above, the lens is also known to be the first mid-telephoto macro lens that features the unique and sophisticated Image Stabilization feature by Canon. That, combined with the state of the art optics and the super silent ultrasonic focusing system makes the Macro IS USM lens a high-end lens that prevents camera shake, especially during close-up shooting. Overall, it is safe to say that this macro lens is perfect for nature photography as well as for portraits, although it is versatile enough to be used for just about any type of photography.