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What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« on: June 15, 2012, 06:48:51 PM »

Razor2012

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2012, 07:18:45 PM »
It focuses at 4 inches from the subject.



It looks like a body/desiccant cap.  ;)
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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2012, 11:07:51 PM »
Definately dual purpose body cap.

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2012, 11:23:29 PM »
Wocka - mine arrives on Monday and will be going on the 1DS3 - you tried that yet?

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2012, 12:26:51 AM »
I'm getting mine today and yes i too am using it primarily as a body cap....at least it's a functioning body cap when i need it fast and not have to struggle with changing lenses.

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2012, 04:03:03 AM »
Wocka - mine arrives on Monday and will be going on the 1DS3 - you tried that yet?

I literally picked it up on the way to a wedding in Cambridge. I might have something to say on it tomorrow.

Nice lens though, I'd like to see an 80mm macro 2.8 too.

I'm no longer considering mirrorless now that my 5D3 will fit into a jacket pocket.

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2012, 07:23:59 AM »
I'm still waiting for my pre-ordered one :(

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2012, 07:23:59 AM »

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2012, 05:32:23 PM »
More pics please!  :)

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2012, 08:09:40 PM »
I'm no longer considering mirrorless now that my 5D3 will fit into a jacket pocket.

Ditto. A functional lens cap that turns the 5DIII into something significantly better than the Leica X2 / Fuji X100? And for $200?

I can't wait for mine to arrive from B&H!

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2012, 09:49:01 PM »
Ha! Ken Rockwell had the 40 listed as a crop lens only. Bwahahahahahaha!

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2012, 10:07:10 PM »
Me wanty samply of what 40mm lens takes like on 5D3, please?

(i'm still thinking 40mm pancake + EOS 3 + Kodak Tmax400 B+W = street fun)
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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2012, 11:55:32 PM »
I'm getting mine today and yes i too am using it primarily as a body cap....at least it's a functioning body cap when i need it fast and not have to struggle with changing lenses.

I guess this body cap will not cost "light leak". Now I know why Canon releases 40mm pankcake  ;D ;D ;D

gmrza

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #12 on: June 17, 2012, 01:47:55 AM »
It focuses at 4 inches from the subject.



Can you confirm that it focuses 10cm from the subject?  The specs say 30cm.
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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #12 on: June 17, 2012, 01:47:55 AM »

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #13 on: June 17, 2012, 04:54:28 AM »
It focuses at 4 inches from the subject.



Can you confirm that it focuses 10cm from the subject?  The specs say 30cm.

30 cm/300 mm is from focal plane. Let's crunch some numbers:
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EF Flange-back distance: 44 mm
Lens length            : 27 mm
Total                  : 71 mm
Take 71 mm from 300 mm and you have 229 mm/~23 cm (approx.) from the end of the lens.
Not too close to 10 cm, but who brings ruler on a photo outing anyway?  ;D
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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #14 on: June 17, 2012, 07:41:43 AM »
Does anyone by any chance have used both the Canon and Voigtlander 40 pancakes?

I own the latter, and I'm interested to know if it's worth the money. I still think the 50/1.8 is a better option if I needed something cheap and handy.

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Re: What the 40mm Pancake looks like on a 5D3
« Reply #14 on: June 17, 2012, 07:41:43 AM »