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This is NOT a Macro

Posted by
Mike Cash (Kiryu, Japan) on 31 August 2008 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

No macro extension tubes. No macro bellows. No macro lens filters. No macro nothing.

Just an example of what a 35 year old "kit" lens can do on a modern Pentax K20D DSLR. Best part....it only cost me twenty bucks.

Pentax K20D
SMC Takumar 55/1.8

PENTAX K20D 1/125 second ISO 200 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

PENTAX K20D
1/125 second
ISO 200
82 mm (35mm equiv.)

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