Extension Tube or Macro Lens?

Started Apr 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
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GaryR60 OP Contributing Member • Posts: 656
Re: Get tubes for 2 reasons

What the heck is an "automatic" extension tube? It's a tube. How much can you automate?!

dannytang wrote:

There's a $43 "automatic" extension tube set that's available on eBay (presumably Kenko knockoffs):

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/330901257083?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649#ht_5216wt_1140

They're plastic and light but seem well built. I haven't had a chance to shoot with them yet (going to try to find some time this weekend), but you do retain autofocus and aperture control.

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