Macro/Close Up Lenses for Canon Cameras

Macro Close Up Lenses for Canon Cameras

Whether you’re wanting a multipurpose lens with macro capabilities or a high-end lens exclusively for macro work, you can find a whole range of both auto and manual focus macro camera lenses for Canon. Opt for a genuine Canon brand lens or a high quality third-party macro lens that allows you to capture your subject with incredible clarity and image quality.

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L

One of the best value manual and auto focus macro camera lenses for Canon is the EF 100mm f/2.8 L series lens. It is lightweight and fast, with image stabilisation to assist during handheld shots and while framing at high magnification. In addition to macro work, the 100mm focal length of this Canon macro lens is also suitable for portraiture and the wide f/2.8 aperture allows you to work during low light and create beautifully blurred backgrounds.

Canon MP-E 65mm

For unrivalled macro images, opt for the Canon MP-E 65mm macro lens that features an incredible 1-5x magnification. It allows for a whole new level of creativity when shooting up close and, unlike some of Canon’s other “macro” lenses, this one is designed exclusively for macro work. Capture subjects up to five times their actual size with outstanding clarity and quality, while also suppressing flare and ghosting.

Sigma Macro Lenses

Sigma is one of the world’s most trusted lens brands and they make a number of high-quality macro lenses that are compatible with Canon cameras. Look for the Sigma 150mm f/2.8 if you’re after a long focal length or consider the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 for image quality that will rival genuine Canon lenses.

Zeiss 100mm f/2.0

If you’re looking for non-1:1 macro lenses for your Canon camera, look for the Zeiss 100mm f/2.0, which goes to 0.5x. This manual focus lens boasts impressive image quality with a wide aperture and a reliably durable build quality.