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I would like to get into macro photography.. Just wondering what the best macro lens would be in the $150-200 price range? I would like to get the Panasonic/Leica macro lens but not in the budget. Btw my camera is the Panasonic Lumix gf3.

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possible duplicate of Can you recommend a macro lens for a micro 4/3 camera? –  mattdm Dec 30 '11 at 17:51

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Have you considered extension tubes? Take a look at the Wikipedia article they're a lot cheaper and if you're just starting out in macro photograph are often a beeter way to get started.

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I settled on the Raynox dcr 250 it's a not a dedicated macro lens.. But it has some of the best reviews I've seen and the results are fantastic –  Michael Fedorsha Dec 31 '11 at 16:56

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