DA*300 F4 as a backyard butterfly lens

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Nicols Contributing Member • Posts: 861
Re: DA*300 F4 as a backyard butterfly lens

Oiche wrote:

I'd love to get AF tubes for my F*300 f4.5 as the minimum focus distance is 2 metres. Stellar lens but the DA* 300 has a shorter minimum distance.

You could try AF tele converters (increases scale at same minimum distance) and close up lenses (reduces minimum distance).

Both are maintain all AF and measuring functions.

I find the 0,4x achromatic close up lens from Tokina very useful. And the AF 1.4 TC and autofocusing 1.7 TC from Pentax are good if you need more scale.



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