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Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5X Macro Lens

Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5X Macro Lens
alaAverage 4.9

7 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5X Macro Lens. The average rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 97/100.

Review analysis

(Based on 7 reviews)

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by: Jonathan (

Specialist lens that does what it says.


Make no mistake this is a specialist lens for macro enthusiasts. It is challenging to use, very narrow depth of field, narrow focus range. Any camera movement is magnified so without additional light it is difficult to use handheld. I love it but I...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: M (

Fantastic lens


The best

Easily Interchangeable","Lightweight","Quick Focus","Sharp Focus","Strong Construction

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Sophia (

Stunning results


Before I go ahead and say what wonderful results I have achieved with this lens I\'d like to point out that this is probably not a lens for a beginner. You will need good lighting to use this lens to it\'s full potential. I also highly recommend use of...

Consistent Output","Fantastic magnification","Sharp Focus","Well constructed

Not for the beginner

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Ian (

Canon - Please Note!


This lens does let you get close ups with a great deal of interest and detail. However, although a Canon fan, I am again disappointed with Canon. The lens tripod mount B (it comes with the lens) when using a hexagonal quick release tripod head like the...


Requires patience","Tripod Mount

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: zurg (



Opens up a whole new photographic world and really has no rivals. Is basically a 65mm 2.8 macro with a telescopic extension tube built in to its design. It\'s quite heavy and long when extended but compact to store. It starts at 1:1 reproduction size...

Durable","High contrast","Rugged","Sharp Focus","Strong Construction

Flash or focus rail reqd","Tough to master

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: MrBob (

Amazing results


A pretty unique piece of kit capable of 5x magnification - it\'s the main reason I\'m with Canon! The results you can get at these magnifications are outstanding. I mainly use it hand-held with great results, usually paired with an ST-E2 and 430EX...

5x magnifcation","Excellent Build Quality

only goes to f\/16

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Autophoto (

Excellent purchase


An excellent close up lens without resorting to extension rings. A right angle viewfinder attachment is almost essential for accurate focussing in reasonable comfort, as is a solid tripod and remote shutter release. I certainly recommend this product....

definition","depth of focus


Feb, 2009