A&P went to bookmans and came home with.... v. Macro crazy.

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  1. redna

    redna New Member

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    a 28mm manual lens that says nothing about who made it or anything. Only that it's 28mm and made in japan.

    So, I flipped it around and started taking some macros with it.. I've got a 50mm that i use flipped sometimes and it seems to me that this thing pretty much rapes it at magnifying things and it's pretty easy to focus! Best $4 I've spent in a while.

    I also picked up some Vivitar Automatic Extension tubes for $4 for the set of 3.

    Here are some sample shots i took, straight out of the camera (all pics are full frame, only resized):

    The N on my keyboard
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    37 Cent stamp
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    N through 2X TC plus reverse mount 28mm
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    Same setup
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    Just 28mm for the rest of these
    Girlfriends wrist after i wrote on it with permanent marker
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    Dogs cheek
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    Halls cough drop
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    Girlfriends Eye
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    flower i have outside my house. the ones with like 15 little flowers on each flower.
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    Tiny gold chain
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    Candle wick
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    kitty food - yumm
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    lens mount screw (for size reference take a lens off your camera and find the tiny screws that mount the mount to the lens.
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    nozzle of a squirt bottle.
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    BeachBoy New Member

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    crazy close-up!
     
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    s40Strib New Member

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    wow...awesome $4 purchase.
     
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    awesome buy.
     
  5. redna

    redna New Member

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    Hell yeah it was... Now i just need to figure out a way to rig these extension tubes up and take some pics with those.

    I forgot to mention that all of the pictures I posted are full frame shots, no crops.
     
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    The shorter the focal length, the more the magnification will be when you turn it around. I wonder what kind of magnification you could get out of a 10mm...
     
  7. Joetabasco

    Joetabasco The Wing King

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    I'm in ur cube, eatin' ur wings!!
    thats some cool shit... Makes me wanna stop by the local shop to see what I can find.
     
  8. BlueFlag

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    nice man, love the eye
     

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