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Macro Variations
    These are photos of a centimeter ruler with the Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro lens set at 1:1 on a Full Frame 35mm DSLR (Canon 5D), with Kenko extension tubes, Canon 2x Teleconverter, reversed 50mm f/1.4 lens and a Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x lens. Also included one with my old 10D (an aps-c sensor [1.6] DSLR) and a bellows with 50mm lens. Update: I just recently added a Kenko 1.4x Teleconverter with the 100mm f/2.8 lens.

Photos were resized to fit on screen (no cropping was done).

100mm lens
copyright 2006 John B.

100mm lens with Kenko 1.4 TC
copyright 2009 John B.

68mm tubes & 100mm lens
copyright 2006 John B.

2x TC + 12mm tube & 100mm lens
copyright 2006 John B.


2x TC + 68mm tubes & 100mm lens
copyright 2006 John B.


100mm lens &
Reversed 50mm f/1.4
copyright 2006 John B.


2x TC + 12mm tube + 100mm lens &
50mm f/1.4 reversed
copyright 2006 John B.



2x TC + 68mm tube + 100mm lens &
50mm f/1.4 reversed
copyright 2008 John B.


Here is an extreme macro photo taken with a FF DSLR (5D) with a MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro lens at 5x

copyright 2007 John B.


Ultra extreme macro photo taken with a FF DSLR (5D) with a MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro lens at 5x and a Canon 2xTC

copyright 2007 John B.


Ultra extreme macro photo taken with a FF DSLR (5D) with a MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro lens at 5x and 68mm Kenko tubes

copyright 2007 John B.


Here is an extreme macro photo
taken with a 1.6 DSLR (10D) with a bellows extended
280mm and a 50mm lens.

copyright 2007 John B.



These are shots of a $20 dollar bill
with a 5D and a 10D to show the difference.

100mm lens on 5D
copyright 2006 John B.

100mm lens on 10D
copyright 2006 John B.

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