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    Default Nikkor 105mm vr queries

    I'm still searching for the lens mention above, just wanna do some research with fellow macro buddies out there, I'm planning to shoot flowers but mostly insect or even animals in zoo, bird park etc... My concern now is which filter or adaptor should I get? Do u guys get multiple required for switching around? What is the diameter of the lens, if possible can share the details what individual filter /adaptor is for and lastly the price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VainKid View Post
    My concern now is which filter or adaptor should I get? Do u guys get multiple required for switching around? What is the diameter of the lens, if possible can share the details what individual filter /adaptor is for and lastly the price.

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    62mm thread. U need one for stretching ur reproduction ratio or merely for general protection? Personally I dun use filter at all for my 105VR, extra glass compromise quality as i wan to optimize lens max potential? If u bend on getting an UV, make sure u get the gd ones
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    Default Re: Nikkor 105mm vr queries

    Quote Originally Posted by VainKid View Post
    which filter or adaptor should I get? Do u guys get multiple required for switching around? What is the diameter of the lens, if possible can share the details what individual filter /adaptor is for and lastly the price.

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    do share with us what u want the filter / adapter to do ?

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    Hijack e thread...

    Current I'm aso into macro & using the above lens... one thing i know is I cant go real close to the object/insects esp when they are very tiny...(lens to object ard 1 feet)
    when I crop it.. will be blur ...

    Is there a way i can get the object as close as possible without changing lens. Using DX cam instead of FX will do the trick due to the 1.5crop?

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by SniperTerminator View Post
    Hijack e thread...

    Current I'm aso into macro & using the above lens... one thing i know is I cant go real close to the object/insects esp when they are very tiny...(lens to object ard 1 feet)
    when I crop it.. will be blur ...

    Is there a way i can get the object as close as possible without changing lens. Using DX cam instead of FX will do the trick due to the 1.5crop?

    Thanks
    To deal with real tiny subjects, shoot on DX, use extension tubes or close up flter to improve reproduction ratio.. Tats what i will do.. else i will do reverse macro..U need adapters that let you reverse mount two lenses together, You 'll see u get a lot of magnification and a super-shallow DoF, so a lot of light and a fairly fast shutter speed are important to counter the hand shake if shooting handheld.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Numnumball View Post
    To deal with real tiny subjects, shoot on DX, use extension tubes or close up flter to improve reproduction ratio.. Tats what i will do.. else i will do reverse macro..U need adapters that let you reverse mount two lenses together, You 'll see u get a lot of magnification and a super-shallow DoF, so a lot of light and a fairly fast shutter speed are important to counter the hand shake if shooting handheld.
    hm...extension tubes, close up filter... any recommendation? How about this raynox thingy?
    Thanks

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    Sorry for the late reply. I need a filter to magnified the insect, not into extention tube as I do not have any ext flash yet, something compact that attach to lens and doesn't affect IQ will do, I only have a budget of 1.5k to spend on lens n filter... I'm broke after that

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    Quote Originally Posted by SniperTerminator View Post
    hm...extension tubes, close up filter... any recommendation? How about this raynox thingy?
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    Kinda curious if that raynox work? Oh ya I know certain type of Len has gap on the front like those 18-105 kit lens that dust will get in anytime if filter is not on as compare to 50mm prime lens that doesn't need any filter because it doesn't have any gap at all due to the curve lens in front, is 105vr with those gaps?? hope u guy knows wat I mean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SniperTerminator View Post
    hm...extension tubes, close up filter... any recommendation? How about this raynox thingy?
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    I m using Raynox 250 DCR (falls under close up filter cat mah)
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    Quote Originally Posted by VainKid View Post
    Kinda curious if that raynox work? Oh ya I know certain type of Len has gap on the front like those 18-105 kit lens that dust will get in anytime if filter is not on as compare to 50mm prime lens that doesn't need any filter because it doesn't have any gap at all due to the curve lens in front, is 105vr with those gaps?? hope u guy knows wat I mean.
    it works, i used it on my 105VR and 200MicroF4, amazing results i find.

    Dust is inevitable and its all ard us.. It will bound to enter somehow. It won't affect ur IQ anyway.. 105Vr is a prime just like 50mm, so ur concerns are addressed and assured.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Numnumball View Post
    I m using Raynox 250 DCR (falls up close up filter mah)
    er.... simi si "(falls up close up filter mah)"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Numnumball View Post
    it works, i used it on my 105VR and 200MicroF4, amazing results i find.

    Dust is inevitable and its all ard us.. It will bound to enter somehow. It won't affect ur IQ anyway.. 105Vr is a prime just like 50mm, so ur concerns are addressed and assured.
    How do you focus? by moving in/out (cam) or manual focus or BOTH ? Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by SniperTerminator View Post
    er.... simi si "(falls up close up filter mah)"
    corrected in my original post liao leh...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SniperTerminator View Post
    How do you focus? by moving in/out (cam) or manual focus or BOTH ? Thanks
    BOTH bro
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    Quote Originally Posted by Numnumball View Post
    corrected in my original post liao leh...
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    BOTH bro
    Thanks for the info bro...

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    Thank bro num, just curious u shoot handheld with ur 200mm ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VainKid View Post
    Thank bro num, just curious u shoot handheld with ur 200mm ?
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