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10-12-2010, 07:38 AM   #1
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Macro Photography

I have just joined this forum. I'm interested inlearning a little bit of general
photography includinf macro one. I was looking for extension tubes to go
with my K7 and a Close up lens to go with my 52 mm and 48 mm (dia) Pentax
lenses. I want to keep the cost down for this new hobby.
I would very much appreciate feed back from the members of this forum.

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Hello and welcome.

Take a look at this thread for some ideas and low cost homemade devices. It also has an extensive collection of brilliant macro images.
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/post-your-photos/51505-macro-my-macro-photos.html

I don't know much about macro yet, but it seems that extension tubes are a good low cost starting point, and should work with most lenses. What focal length lens do you have? Your description is confusing. An old prime might work wonders..!

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I'm sorry about that. The lenses I have now are: 18-55 mm, 50-200mm and 10-24mm.
Thanks.

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I would recommend you raynox filters for your da 50-200 lens for macro shots and a kind of a homemade diffuser for your built in flash
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-slr-lens-discussion/74221-raynox-macro-club.html
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You can try reverse mounting one of your lenses for macro if you're on a tight budget.
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Many thanks to all of you for helpful suggestions. I'm going to try them one at a time and see what do I get. You have a good day.

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Has anyone tried or have experience on the use of Fotodix Pentax K (PK) Macro Extension Tube set for use with K7 ? Thanks.
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