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chrysoberyl

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EF-S 35mm F2.8 Macro IS
« on: December 01, 2017, 10:21:29 AM »
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EF-S 35mm F2.8 Macro IS
« on: December 01, 2017, 10:21:29 AM »

SkynetTX

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Re: EF-S 35mm F2.8 Macro IS
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2017, 11:38:59 AM »
The specified MFD of the lens is 13 cm only. It means that the MWD is about 3-5 cm. In my opinion it's a way too short for any subject alive. For static subjects and flowers can be acceptable. Theoretically it supports extension tubes but if you try to add a 25 mm one to achieve 1.91x magnification the subject will go inside the lens. :)

chrysoberyl

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Re: EF-S 35mm F2.8 Macro IS
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 11:54:32 AM »
The specified MFD of the lens is 13 cm only. It means that the MWD is about 3-5 cm. In my opinion it's a way too short for any subject alive. For static subjects and flowers can be acceptable. Theoretically it supports extension tubes but if you try to add a 25 mm one to achieve 1.91x magnification the subject will go inside the lens. :)

Hmm...good point.  And the Laowa 60mm 2X has a MFD of 6 cm, so I am back to considering the MP-E.  Thanks.

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Re: EF-S 35mm F2.8 Macro IS
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 11:54:32 AM »