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post #31 of 42
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Originally Posted by biatchi View Post

It isn't great tbh. For the same money you could probably get some el cheapo M42 bellows, a M39 to M42 adapter and an old enlarger lens and blow that adapter away IQ-wise.

I could... but I prefer simplicity as there are less parts to break. Also, I already have a real macro lens for my Nikon FG-20. If I get good film for it I can blow the XS away in terms of quality.

Update: This is a much better example as I had the camera on a stand.
Edited by kabj06 - 2/25/12 at 6:17pm
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post #32 of 42
This is a macro shot...

413

Not mine, but you know, to illustrate what is good, and what is not... So that silly little $5 adapter is pretty rubbish tbh.
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post #33 of 42
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This is a macro shot...
413
Not mine, but you know, to illustrate what is good, and what is not... So that silly little $5 adapter is pretty rubbish tbh.

If only I had a scanner to upload a macro shot of a spider I took in '88.

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you can mount a nikon lens on a canon body btw...
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post #35 of 42
Quote:
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This is a macro shot...
413
Not mine, but you know, to illustrate what is good, and what is not... So that silly little $5 adapter is pretty rubbish tbh.

No, that's not a macro shot, THIS is a Macro shot...
6753048613_a25e48dcec_z.jpg
dsc1000-15 by Robchaos, on Flickr


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you can mount a nikon lens on a canon body btw...

Haha forget mounting lenses, I just flip my 50mm 1.4 backwards and freelens it!
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post #36 of 42
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you can mount a nikon lens on a canon body btw...

Do you have a link to an adapter?
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Do you have a link to an adapter?

link

yea, you might want to buy a nicer adapter but that is the first one i found on google.

"f mount to eos" is what i searched.
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yea, you might want to buy a nicer adapter but that is the first one i found on google.
"f mount to eos" is what i searched.

I am forever in your debt.smile.gif
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Eh...I can't decide, can you pic the best of these 5? lol
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