Best Macro Lens for Nikon D7000
The Macro Prime – Nikon 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor LensNikkor 105mm f/2.8G AF-S VR Macro is one of the best macro lens for Nikon D7000. It offers more in short term performance and long term performance than Nikkor DX Micro 85mm f/3.5G VR which could be an appropriate choice for DX body. The 105mm will be best if you are into shooting insects around your garden. You will definitely love this one.
This is another best Macro lens for Nikon D7000. It is lightweight and compact DX format macro lens. With its high quality optics it delivers a 35mm format equivalent focal length of 127.5mm. The lens is constructed in 10 groups and combining 14 different elements and weights around 355g. It also includes one ED glass element. You can get really close to the subject because it has the smooth auto-focus function and the silent wave motor combines with the internal focus system. Hence, the closest focusing distance of around 28.6cm. It also enables you to achieve 1:1 reproduction ratio to get life size close-ups of fine textures and details. The second generation Vibration Reduction (VR)
system will help you to click steady images. This gives you more flexibility while hand-held shooting for shutter speed up to 4 stops slower.
There are many other micro lenses available for your Nikon D7000 but they do not have any advantage over these two lenses. The Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 VR 2 lens is very big as well as bulky if compared to 105 mm micro. That’s why it is not easy to carry while traveling.
The best macro lens for Nikon D7000 should be Nikon 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor Lens if you are normally shooting in studios and for doing outdoor shooting use Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR.