Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Macro Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Tripod Collar
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| High Max Magnification ratio of 5x
| Minimum focus distance of 0.24m / 9.4 inch
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
| Hood is not supplied
Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro has a maximum diameter of 81mm and total length of 98mm. It weighs 710g / 25.0 oz.
Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro has a filter thread of 58mm.
Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro has a fixed focal lenght of 65mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 104mm.
With a total length of 98mm and a weight of 710g, the Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro is a large lens. Fortunately, it comes with a tripod collar which you can use to attach the lens directly to a tripod or monopod instead of attaching the camera. This connection helps to better balance the lens/kit combination.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro has a Max Magnification Ratio of 5x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.24m.
Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro has a max aperture of F2.5 and a minimum aperture of F16.0.
Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro's optical formula consists of 10 elements in 8 groups . Special elements used in this design is UD-glass element.
Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro is available in Black color.
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