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macro lens

n
(Photography) a camera lens used for close-up photography (2–10 cm)

mac′ro lens`



n.
a lens used to bring into focus objects very close to the camera.
[1960–65]
Translations
Makroobjektiv
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With a wide selection of lenses for every application including zoom lenses, image stabilization-equipped lenses, fast-aperture lenses, macro lenses and even the TS-E tilt-shift lenses, Canon EF lenses have always been well positioned to meet the needs of all photographers.
Macro lenses are widely available for all DSLR cameras from around 50mm up to 150mm focal lengths--Nikon even makes a 200mm macro.
Within this range, you will find zoom lenses convenient for travel, macro lenses that allow close-ups of tiny insects and lenses equipped with the image stabilizer (IS), among others.
The film crew uses techniques such as satellite scanning to examine the 1,429-mile reef as well as macro lenses on the cameras that will enable viewers to close in on tiny and normally unseen creatures.
For your added pleasure, of being a proud owner of a macro lens, here are some little-known, special qualities that set apart macro lenses from standard lenses:
Two types of 100mm macro lenses were used to achieve this look.
It has two macro lenses (x10 and x15), a wide-angle lens, which near doubles the field of view, and a fish eye that captures the world as if seen through the eyes of a Koi Carp.
The olloclip Macro 3-in-1 has three different macro lenses (21x, 14x, and 7x magnification), each engineered with a total of six elements for edge-to-edge clarity, greater depth of field, nicely diffused light on the image, less pincushion distortion, and a higher degree of aesthetic blur in the out-of-focus areas.
The 011oclip macro lenses allow the user to zoom in and take clean, crisp photos and video without the usual pixilation.
This lens package offers three different options to the user which include fisheye lens, 2 macro lenses and wide-angle lens.
According to Mashable, the pocket-sized iPhone lenses lets users add fisheye, wide angle and macro lenses, priced at 69.
But if you still want your phone to do much of the heavy lifting, OlloClip's three-in-one lens quickly connects to your iPhone and offers fish-eye, wide-angle and macro lenses that produce striking images.