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Love it Samy!

Only good shot from today. PK13 and the 80-200/4.5 AI


_DSC7924 by Kevin.Woodard, on Flickr



Apr 22, 2013 at 03:33 AM
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p.21 #2 · p.21 #2 · Shooting with Tubes


I rambled a bit with the 180 f/2.8 AI-s with a PK-13 extension tube attached. Here are a couple of images...



Today I'll take a spin with the 200 f/4 AI-s to see how it handles tubes. I know it will do just fine...



Apr 24, 2013 at 04:53 PM
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p.21 #3 · p.21 #3 · Shooting with Tubes


CGrindahl wrote:

http://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Fa4_9QY2-aY/UXcOGatt08I/AAAAAAAAUYk/py41cTfp8P8/s1200/180.PK13.BackyardRose.jpg

Today I'll take a spin with the 200 f/4 AI-s to see how it handles tubes. I know it will do just fine...


I really like this one Curtis!



Apr 24, 2013 at 06:08 PM
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p.21 #4 · p.21 #4 · Shooting with Tubes


Thanks Kevin. That was in one of my neighbor's back yard. I often shoot roses at the front of their property and have even shared a few images with them so when the woman arrived home and saw me shooting at the sidewalk she urged me to follow her to the back yard. She was a bit disappointed in the condition of the roses after a few very hot days, but I loved how the light fell on that rose. It worked. Glad you liked it. I sent it to her but haven't heard back.

From today with the 200 f/4 AI-s and PK-13. I'm awaiting delivery of a Q.C. AI'd version of that lens and wanted to remind myself what shooting at that focal length feels like. The 180 f/2.8 AI-s balances beautifully on the D700 but the 200 f/4 is a bit small and feels awkward in comparison. But it is a really excellent lens and can be found at ridiculously low prices.

Something a bit different...


And back to flowers...




Apr 24, 2013 at 10:20 PM
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p.21 #5 · p.21 #5 · Shooting with Tubes


Curtis, some great imaging with tubes. The one with the Porsche sign's different all right from your flowers, but fun.

Here's a couple recent ones, both the Nikon 135 f2 AI with the PN-11 (about 57mm) extension tube.













Samy



Apr 27, 2013 at 11:45 PM
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p.21 #6 · p.21 #6 · Shooting with Tubes


The 135 f/2 with tubes kills, but so does the 135 f/2.8 remarkably. In fact, I didn't really find much use for the slower lens until after I'd tried it with an extension tube. I have the AI which has a 270 degree focus throw that is perfect for this kind of work. The AI f/2 is also 270 but I don't know about the AI-s.

Here's a reprieve of a shot taken with the f/2.8 with a 12mm Vivitar tube. I began shooting with that lens after spending a few hours with a Voigtlander 125 f/2.5 macro lens. I liked it but not $2,000 worth of liking... The 135 seemed like a much better "investment."




Apr 28, 2013 at 01:17 AM
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p.21 #7 · p.21 #7 · Shooting with Tubes


Lots of choices for 135s Curtis amongst Nikons, and they are all good. My first manual lens was the 135 2.8 Series E, and I liked that so much there's a few more now The 135 f2 AI is definitely 270 deg throw, and great for macros. Only time I don't like the longer AI throw is when taking photos of a bird for example, they don't have the patience for a 270 deg rotation

Couple more flower macros for today, Nikon 5.8cm 1.4S + 2X PK-13s (~57mm)
















Apr 28, 2013 at 10:25 PM
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p.21 #8 · p.21 #8 · Shooting with Tubes


That last one is a killer Samy... almost too delicious for words. I love it. Fifty sharp pixels and unending bokeh...


Apr 29, 2013 at 12:45 AM
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Wow, too many great images from everybody since my last visit here. Congrats to all.

This is a bokeh playing with the old Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 K wide open + 52.5mm tube:



Bokeh playing with Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 K ai'd by labecoaves, on Flickr

D7000 + PN-11 tube + 85mm f/1.8 K ai'd; wide open at 1/250s, ISO 200.
No crop, slight pass of smart sharpen (amount 50, 0.5px).



Apr 30, 2013 at 06:22 PM
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p.21 #10 · p.21 #10 · Shooting with Tubes


asiostygius wrote:
Wow, too many great images from everybody since my last visit here. Congrats to all.

This is a bokeh playing with the old Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 K wide open + 52.5mm tube:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8173/7940231830_77fefcbcb1_b.jpg
Bokeh playing with Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 K ai'd by labecoaves, on Flickr

D7000 + PN-11 tube + 85mm f/1.8 K ai'd; wide open at 1/250s, ISO 200.
No crop, slight pass of smart sharpen (amount 50, 0.5px).


I like it! I also love that you use a D7000...gives me something to strive for with mine.



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p.21 #11 · p.21 #11 · Shooting with Tubes


Great shot Curtis Samy and Kevin

Testing Zeiss 85 with tube 36mm

Carl Zeiss 1.4/85 ZF Vivitar Nikon AT-3/AI Extension Tube 36mm by Ronny Olsson, on Flickr

Carl Zeiss 1.4/85 ZF Vivitar Nikon AT-3/AI Extension Tube 36mm by Ronny Olsson, on Flickr

Carl Zeiss 1.4/85 ZF Vivitar Nikon AT-3/AI Extension Tube 36mm by Ronny Olsson, on Flickr



May 01, 2013 at 08:04 AM
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p.21 #12 · p.21 #12 · Shooting with Tubes


Very nice Ronny!!

This group is with the 80-200/4.5 and the PK 13, Nikon D7000

50% crop on this one.


_DSC7918 by Kevin.Woodard, on Flickr


_DSC7936 by Kevin.Woodard, on Flickr


_DSC7941 by Kevin.Woodard, on Flickr



May 01, 2013 at 03:23 PM
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p.21 #13 · p.21 #13 · Shooting with Tubes


Thanks
Kevin : Great set

Zeiss 85 is perhaps not really made for extension tubes
but it is interesting to test

Carl Zeiss 1.4/85 ZF Vivitar Nikon AT-3/AI Extension Tube 36mm by Ronny Olsson, on Flickr

Nikkor 135mm f/2 Ai-s Vivitar Nikon AT-3/AI Extension Tube 36mm by Ronny Olsson, on Flickr



May 01, 2013 at 06:18 PM
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p.21 #14 · p.21 #14 · Shooting with Tubes


Great shots with tubes folks, this is a really fun thread! Ronny, I don't think the Nikon 5.8cm 1.4 was made with extension tubes in mind either, but it doesn't seem to mind getting up to 57mm tacked on


May 02, 2013 at 11:32 PM
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p.21 #15 · p.21 #15 · Shooting with Tubes


Shot with Canon 5Dc
50mm f/1.8 with Fotodiox tubes 48mm




May 04, 2013 at 02:24 AM
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Carl Zeiss 1.4/85 ZF Vivitar Nikon AT-3/AI Extension Tube 36mm by Ronny Olsson, on Flickr



May 04, 2013 at 07:24 AM
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Nikkor 135mm f/2 Ai-s Vivitar Nikon AT-3/AI Extension Tube 36mm by Ronny Olsson, on Flickr

Nikkor 135mm f/2 Ai-s Vivitar Nikon AT-3/AI Extension Tube 36mm by Ronny Olsson, on Flickr

NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8 ED AI-s Nikkor Vivitar Nikon AT-3/AI Extension Tube 36mm by Ronny Olsson, on Flickr

Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 Vivitar Nikon AT-3/AI Extension Tube by Ronny Olsson, on Flickr



May 04, 2013 at 04:00 PM
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p.21 #18 · p.21 #18 · Shooting with Tubes


Nikon D7000, 80-200/4.5 with the PK13


_DSC8128 by Kevin.Woodard, on Flickr

This little guy landed on my camera and just hung out for about 15 minutes. I didn't bother him, he didn't bother me. Eventually flew off into more flowers.


_DSC8137 by Kevin.Woodard, on Flickr



May 04, 2013 at 09:53 PM
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p.21 #19 · p.21 #19 · Shooting with Tubes


Nikon D7000 and 50/1.8E on PK13


_DSC8262 by Kevin.Woodard, on Flickr



May 05, 2013 at 01:49 AM
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p.21 #20 · p.21 #20 · Shooting with Tubes


Great shot Kevin


May 05, 2013 at 07:18 PM
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