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    I got some cheap macro extension tubes from DealExtreme recently, for a bit of macro fun.

    Here's one of my first macro shots, my iPhone, which has been close at hand recently while I have been doing some iPhone app development for a client.

    This was taken with the thinnest extension tube, about 8mm, and the EF 50mm f/1.8 II.

    RoGoBliss, Sam Ilić, JorgeGn, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Steve Koukoulas 115 months ago | reply

      Very shallow depth with those tubes aye.

      P.S. You have facebook messages that need attending.

    2. Chris Miles 115 months ago | reply

      @Steve Kay: yeah DoF is insane, but happy with the magnification for such a cheap accessory.

      I wonder what this facebook thing is all about...

    3. Steve Koukoulas 115 months ago | reply

      Apparently this face-book thing is a video of a guy getting smacked in the face with each letter of the alphabet of the Encyclopedia Britanica. It's a wikipedia stunt that has gotten out of hand.

    4. crafterm 115 months ago | reply

      Very nice mate, insanely shallow depth of field - will make for some fun experiments :)

    5. Chris Miles 115 months ago | reply

      @crafterm: thanks mate - stay tuned for more crazy extension tube experiments

    6. telfaris 115 months ago | reply

      Get yourself a LED torch to light up your subject. Then close up the aperture to get some deeper DoF

    7. Sam Ilić 115 months ago | reply

      aha, now that you have tubes watch out cause soon enough you'll be getting a sore back, your hand will hurt and you wont be able to stop :)

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      Seen on your photo stream. (?)

    8. JorgeGn 115 months ago | reply

      I love it !!

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