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02-23-2013, 02:07 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by baro-nite Quote
I've never found this to be the case, and I've done quite a lot of shooting with these.
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05-19-2013, 08:47 PM   #17
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Did you try it out, to see how it actually performs with a fast 50? You can get extension tube packages pretty cheap on ebay these days, don't see why you would go through the trouble of deglassing. Do the contacts really make such a big difference?
I know I partly answered this before, but the short answer is yes - as I prefer A mode over M or Av (with m42 glass). I can manage in the latter but often forget to hit the green button or stop down the lens. (The joys of trying to focus on moving objects like bugs or catching flowers between wind gusts).

For those who are curious about how this TC did, here are a few examples using it both as a straight 3X TC, and for its macro capabilities.

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/post-your-photos/222867-nature-inspired-h...oto-cheap.html

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/post-your-photos/225396-nature-shooting-f...ldnt-work.html
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I vote for yes, destroy that thing and make it a wonderfull macro-ring.
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