At 1/5/2022 02:30 PM, Wayne wrote:
>That looks promising Wayne, AF I assume? Does the Sony do focus stacking
>with that lens?
No AF I just moved in and out hand held to get the focus. I took multiple shots
to get this one. I couldn't stand still enough anyway. AF hunts a lot with this
combination, so MF and dance around.
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>> Subject: [OM] Close up filters again
>> I recently acquired a 500D and have been testing on the sony 100-400. One
>> the reasons I was interested in the magnetic filter approach that now
>> What I notice is that at 400mm the working distance ranges from 50cm at
>> infinity (hence 500D name) to about 28cm at lens MFD. However it does not
>> seem like the magnification changes all that much. Only tweaking the Zoom
>> does the magnification really change.
>> It is a different way of working to a traditional macro lens where
>> the magnification. But this also implies more working distance and less
>> to getting exact distance to subject as magnification can be adjusted with
>> (from wikipedia the magnification would go from 0.8 to 1.05 with this lens
>> 400mm. The lens focal length probably changes at MFD though as ~28cm was
>> what I measured vs 33cm calculated)
>> My first OK photo with the 500D CU at 400mm/F9 hand held.
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