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Old Nov 14, 2006, 3:33 PM   #1
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Hi, forgive me for a oft-asked question...but what macro lens are available for fz7 without having to get an separate adapter. Thanks, Donna
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Old Nov 14, 2006, 5:51 PM   #2
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Hi Donna I've got a Raynox dcr150 , dcr250 what are good macro lenses.
They have a 43mm thread + snap-on adapter for a 52-67mm.

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Old Nov 14, 2006, 8:11 PM   #3
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Will that range adapter fiit my fz7...thanks, donna
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Old Nov 15, 2006, 2:55 AM   #4
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the fz7 has a 55mm thread just as my fz5 , so it wil fit without any problem - Ronny
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Old Nov 15, 2006, 8:07 AM   #5
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I just ordered online. Thanks, donna
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Old Nov 15, 2006, 8:44 PM   #6
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the fz7 has a 55mm thread just as my fz5 , so it wil fit without any problem - Ronny
The FZ7 has 52mm threads (at least mine does ;-) ). That adapter will still work, though. I am planning on getting a Raynox 150 soon.
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Old Nov 15, 2006, 9:07 PM   #7
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I'd get a nikon 4t ($25 at amazon). 52mm threads will fit the fz7 stock adapter. The 4t is not quite as powerful as the dcr150 (+3 vs +4 diopter) butis a much larger diameter lens and will not vignett even at 1x zoom, whereas the smaller dcr150 vignettsbelow about 3x zoom. There is also the slight precariousness of the dcr snap-on adapter vs the more secure threaded connection with 4t. That being said, the dcr150 is an excellent lens and will undoubtedly give you much satisfaction.
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Old Nov 15, 2006, 9:20 PM   #8
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I will have to look into those myself. I am unsure of how that plastic adapter works for the 150. It looks....odd. lol I was thinking of getting a step down ring for it when I buy it but I am not sure if that will give more vignetting problems.
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Old Nov 15, 2006, 9:30 PM   #9
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Iordered the raynox 250...is that a mistake...donna
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Old Nov 15, 2006, 9:50 PM   #10
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I don't think it is a mistake. I have seen great images taken with that. I have heard it is a little more difficult to get used to compared to the 150 because with the extra power you have to get closer to the subject to get it focused and the focusing distance is shallower. But that is to be expected with the extra power.

I have seen a lot of great images taken with the 250 and the FZ7 so I know it is possible.
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