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06-16-2007, 04:48 AM   #1
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i've got a DIY adapter ring that let's you mount a lens in reverse to an existing lens. Two male threads exposed. 52mm and 49mm. say you have a 50mm lens with 55mm threads and a 50mm lens with 49mm threads. you'll be able to mount either of them reversed on the other. some powerful magnification here. using step up/down rings it'll work on any lens combo. the lower 48 only unless you pay the mailing fee. first PM gets it.


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Nice offer!
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That sounds cool! You would look so hardcore. Hah! How does focusing work? I'm in the UK anyway, plus I wouldn't have a clue how to use it, so may as well go to someone else!
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PM - Sent - I also have no idea what to do with it , but love the price

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How does focusing work?
focusing is around 12-25mm . you lean in and out to focus. serious mag tho. i used it on my fuji s7000 and haven't touched it in 2 years so thought i'd let someone else give it a try.
my only stipulations are that you post results and pass it on in the same way you got it.
Arjay Bee was 1st so i guess it'll go downunder.

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As I said in my second PM to Roy - after reviewing my lenses - those what would be possible for Macro work I have no 55mm filter threads so no practical use to me at the moment - Bids are therefore open to others.

Reverse macros are fun as images have about x25 magnification - its like using a microscope. Usual issues with adequate light, working distance, depth of field as with other macro work.

I read once that the only truly happy photographer is the macrophotographer -perhaps it is the ultra realism and the never before seen detail that is the attraction.

M Plonsky has a brilliant site specializing in reverse lens macros with a heap of how tos:
Plonsky - Macrophotography Article

Note that his reverse normal lens of choice is a Pentax 50mm F1.4

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