Canon officially discontinues its BEST Macro lens

Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Lens
Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Lens (Image credit: Future)

After 23 years Canon has ended production on one of the best and most unique macro lenses ever made, the Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro.

The official statement from Canon – reported by Canon Rumors – states the discontinuation of the lens, with any retailers left to sell through their remaining stock, but it will not be replenished.

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.