IamFof

Joined on Mar 24, 2019

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  • I always try to learn something new every day. I think I have learnt enough today, to be able to take a break for a while. :-) Thanks a million guys. Fof
  • I stand corrected.  Very sloppy of me. I have used ext. tubes for years on my old Pentax and then Canon600D.  I had assumed that it just sat between the fixed lens and the ext. lens, using the ...
  • I guess it just takes a bit of time for some, like me, to catch up.:-( Career was in electronics - always tried to be on top of the latest.  Casual hobby - photography - I guess I'll get there in ...
  • Labe I have always, as a matter of course, done this.  Probably based on something told to me >50yrs ago. Your points, re AF, etc, are noted.  Hmmmm! Fof
  • Panasonic sell both the extension tube and lens, to boost the telephoto capabilities by approx 1.7x. Fof
  • Ah!! Not having seen the new bits yet, I assumed (when will I learn??) it attached to the 55mm front thread. That solves all problems. Thanks Fof
  • RGSAM Basically all I do is outdoors and it acts as a lens protector. Fof
  • Hi It was the physical thickness of the filter body which I was concerned about.  This would effectively increase the length of the extension tube, and therefore a larger distance between the ...
  • Created discussion thread Silly question?
    I have recently bought a Lumix FZ82. I use a UV filter, permenantly fitted. I am now awaiting delivery of an extension tube and telephoto lens for this. Logic says that I will need to remove the ...
  • Hi PJP In fact the standard zoom is 1200, but in 35mm equiv. it goes to 2400 with digital zoom.  Me no like digital zoom, hence the optical solution. My query should have been a bit more specific, ...
  • Created discussion thread Just a quick query
    I have recently bought a Lumix FZ82.  I use a UV filter, permenantly fitted. I am now awaiting delivery of an extension tube and telephoto lens for this. Logic says that I will need to remove the ...
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