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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #210 on: September 06, 2013, 06:23:52 AM »

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« Reply #210 on: September 06, 2013, 06:23:52 AM »

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #211 on: September 12, 2013, 12:45:29 PM »
Like 5pacedog's selfie on page five of this thread, I like to shoot it into the light. It resists loss of contrast very well.

Nice high key work.  For the money, it's a fabulous little lens.
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #212 on: September 13, 2013, 03:09:08 AM »
I'm going to use this lens as my full body/medium portrait lens at a Doctor Who convention this November.  I have the 24-105, but I want to try shooting primes, and I would like to keep the shutter below the flash synch.  I plan on using the rogue XL pro on my flash with a ttl cable hand held (civil war style :P).   Hopefully, I will be able to get the 135 f/2 to use for the staged event.  Lighting is very bad, but the 6D should handle it well.  I purchased the shorty forty for a cheap backup and have neglected it.  Shame on me.
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #213 on: September 13, 2013, 04:23:33 AM »

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #214 on: September 16, 2013, 11:28:58 AM »
After starting a thread on how I was not using this lens much ... took it out for a spin over the weekend. Clicked with the 6D

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #215 on: September 16, 2013, 02:47:48 PM »

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #216 on: September 17, 2013, 01:05:21 PM »

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These pics are great.  What extension tubes do you use?  I've never worked with extension tubes before, but these pics are amazing and it's awesome that you took them with the shorty forty.
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« Reply #216 on: September 17, 2013, 01:05:21 PM »

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #217 on: September 17, 2013, 01:06:56 PM »
Also (and this maybe a stupid question, but like I said I have never used extension tubes) can you only use manual focus if you are using extension tubes?
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #218 on: September 17, 2013, 01:27:55 PM »
Also (and this maybe a stupid question, but like I said I have never used extension tubes) can you only use manual focus if you are using extension tubes?
There are extension tubes that allow auto focus, it keeps the electrical connections between camera and lens, and start at $ 70, and work both autofocus and image stabilizer lens. There are also inexpensive extension tubes that do not allow the electrical connection between camera and lens. Beware of them, for some lens models, specifically Canon 40mm need electricity to even do manual focus. Therefore, it is mandatory for Canon 40mm extension tube with electrical contacts, even for manual focus.

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #219 on: September 17, 2013, 01:31:27 PM »
Also (and this maybe a stupid question, but like I said I have never used extension tubes) can you only use manual focus if you are using extension tubes?
There are extension tubes that allow auto focus, it keeps the electrical connections between camera and lens, and start at $ 70, and work both autofocus and image stabilizer lens. There are also inexpensive extension tubes that do not allow the electrical connection between camera and lens. Beware of them, for some lens models, specifically Canon 40mm need electricity to even do manual focus. Therefore, it is mandatory for Canon 40mm extension tube with electrical contacts, even for manual focus.

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #220 on: September 17, 2013, 01:45:08 PM »

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These pics are great.  What extension tubes do you use?  I've never worked with extension tubes before, but these pics are amazing and it's awesome that you took them with the shorty forty.

Thanks :)

Also (and this maybe a stupid question, but like I said I have never used extension tubes) can you only use manual focus if you are using extension tubes?

I'm using the Marumi extension tube set (13+21+31). It seems like a decent quality product - metal mounts, lens electronics connection, metal lens release levers, while reasonably priced. It supports AF, which is not very usable at macro distances (just like with any other macro lens), but lens electronics support is needed to operate the manual focus of the 40STM, image stabilization, as well as aperture.
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #221 on: September 17, 2013, 03:11:51 PM »
Also (and this maybe a stupid question, but like I said I have never used extension tubes) can you only use manual focus if you are using extension tubes?
There are extension tubes that allow auto focus, it keeps the electrical connections between camera and lens, and start at $ 70, and work both autofocus and image stabilizer lens. There are also inexpensive extension tubes that do not allow the electrical connection between camera and lens. Beware of them, for some lens models, specifically Canon 40mm need electricity to even do manual focus. Therefore, it is mandatory for Canon 40mm extension tube with electrical contacts, even for manual focus.

Awesome... thanks
+1, good advice!
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #222 on: October 20, 2013, 12:12:27 AM »
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #223 on: October 20, 2013, 12:52:27 AM »


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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #224 on: October 21, 2013, 05:25:49 AM »
I wish I had not looked at the photos here I will be off to see my friend at the camera shop. He quoted me a few days ago and offered to order it in
Saying it may be one for his kit as well.
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« Reply #224 on: October 21, 2013, 05:25:49 AM »