Using extension tubes with reversed lenses


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Using extension tubes with reversed lenses

I've got my lens reversed, I have set the aperture on in to 5.6 using the Depth of Field Preview button trick that I showed you earlier. Got a new flower here. I'm going to take a picture of it here. I'm at ISO 1600 and this flower is much brighter than the last one I was shooting with. At 1600 and 56, I've got a shutter speed of a 1/60 of a second. And here's what I get. The white of the flower is actually biasing the meter a little bit. I think I can under-expose and actually do a little bit better.

So I'm going to dial down to a 1/100 of a second and I get this. That's a nice exposure. This is working very well as a macro lens. What do you do if you want to get closer? If you've watched my macro course, then you heard of something called Extension Tubes. These are not optical elements. There's nothing in here, they are just hollow tubes. This is actually three different tubes that can be broken apart and attached in different combinations, so I don't ...

Using extension tubes with reversed lenses
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Using extension tubes with reversed lenses provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Lens-Reversal Macro Photography

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