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Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Nov 21, 2010, 12:29 PM
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Posted By shoturtle
Yup the 500D close up lens lets that lens focus...

Yup the 500D close up lens lets that lens focus form 15-18 inchs. But you will need to remove for when out of the close up shooting.
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Nov 20, 2010, 10:54 PM
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Posted By shoturtle
A good trick is to have the lens at 55mm, get it...

A good trick is to have the lens at 55mm, get it in focus. Then zoom in and AF again. That way you know you are within the operational range of the lens.
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Nov 20, 2010, 10:48 PM
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Posted By shoturtle
His is how close you can get, the first is with...

His is how close you can get, the first is with the lens, the second is as close as I can get with just the ef-s 55-250. sorry these were handheld. shooting macro, a tripods helps allot with low...
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Nov 20, 2010, 10:38 PM
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Posted By shoturtle
If you stay about 18 inches away, if you want to...

If you stay about 18 inches away, if you want to back up, jus zoom back. No not move back. The lens is design to give you focus at 500mm. If you are out of that range, it will have AF issues. It...
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Nov 20, 2010, 10:31 PM
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Posted By shoturtle
You need to be 18 inches away, and use single AF...

You need to be 18 inches away, and use single AF point.

http://forums.steves-digicams.com/close-ups/178684-t1i-ef-s-55-250-500d-macro.html
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