Originally Posted by fotch
I purchased a Sigma 24mm F:2.8 SuperWide II Macro in a Nikon mount some years ago, however, never used it much. I should take it out and try it again, maybe the absence will make the eye grow finer?
Perhaps. But it won't increase the working distance.
The worst thing about short macro lenses for 35 mm SLRs (and now the digital equivalent) is lack of working distance.