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Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« on: February 06, 2006, 11:15:44 AM »
Are they different from each other?

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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2006, 08:02:25 AM »
Ext. Tube, it extends the focal lenght of your lens without adding glasses while Close-up filters, it also extends the focal lenght pero with glasses na.

The problem with close-up filters is medyo blurry sa mga dulo nya.
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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2006, 07:09:14 PM »
Let me rephrase Judell's comments: ;D

Ext Tube - reduce the min focusing distance of your lens, no glass.
Extender/TC - increase the focal length, but will retain the min. focusing distance of the lens.
Close-up filter/diopter - reduce the min. focusing distance, magnify the subject.

In effect, All of them will increase the magnification.


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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2006, 01:43:05 AM »
Ay ganun ba? Tnx for the heads-up master! ;)
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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2006, 06:11:00 PM »
Do not forget that it will also decrease your maximum aperture when you add a teleconv or ext tube.

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Re: Cosina Lens - is it good brand?
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2006, 02:21:29 AM »
just called avenue, sabi nasa 16k daw.. pls clarify.. iba iba price...

Huh? Ang gulo naman ng avenue!

Just like nung nagtanong ako about ext. tubes. Walang stocks daw pero sabi ni arbil meron syang nakita sa booth ng avenue sa photoworld!  >:(

meron ext tubes dun...nakadisplay pa  nga 3 sets eh... 2 sets for canon and 1 set for nikon...
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Re: Cosina Lens - is it good brand?
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2006, 02:33:05 AM »

meron ext tubes dun...nakadisplay pa  nga 3 sets eh... 2 sets for canon and 1 set for nikon...

Pareng kix, KENKO ba yung tatak nung for canon?
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Re: Cosina Lens - is it good brand?
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2006, 02:35:23 AM »

meron ext tubes dun...nakadisplay pa  nga 3 sets eh... 2 sets for canon and 1 set for nikon...

Pareng kix, KENKO ba yung tatak nung for canon?

Yep! and its priced for 8+++ not more than 9k
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Re: Cosina Lens - is it good brand?
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2006, 02:37:33 AM »
hmmm :-\

on the HK pricelist the  Kenko Teleplus Auto Extension Tube Set DG is priced @ 700 HK$

http://www.ygdragon.net/index.php?page=photo/cameraprice.htm

but on local stores it doubles? :o :o :o

anyone from HK or visitng HK? :P
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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2006, 02:24:00 PM »
Wow mura sa hong kong! :)
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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2006, 07:09:18 PM »
Meron bang Extension Tube/ Extender na pwede for Canon EF 75-300mm USM III?
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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2006, 07:20:05 PM »
extension tubes works with any EF lenses.... most lenses I supposed.... I've used it with Canon 50mm and tried with Sigma 18-125mm and sigma 70-300mm.... ;)

I'm not sure though if it works with the kits lens.... I've read that there's some workaround for it to work with EF 18-55mm... :)


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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2006, 01:32:41 PM »
extension tubes works with any EF lenses.... most lenses I supposed.... I've used it with Canon 50mm and tried with Sigma 18-125mm and sigma 70-300mm.... ;)

I'm not sure though if it works with the kits lens.... I've read that there's some workaround for it to work with EF 18-55mm... :)



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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« Reply #13 on: February 21, 2006, 03:14:40 PM »
Thanks for the replies guys.

Another question: Do extension tubes reduce the aperture and autofocusing speed of the lens?
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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
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Re: Extension tubes, Extenders and Close up filters
« Reply #15 on: March 28, 2007, 09:24:55 PM »
anu b ang magandang brand ng extension tube para sa nikon?

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