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The Ultimate Guide to Extension Tubes

What Is an Extension Tube? An extension tube is a spacer that sits between your lens and the camera body to alter the MFD (minimum focus distance). The MFD of a lens is a measurement of the closest point a subject can be from the camera’s sensor, whilst still...

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Canon Vs. Kenko Extension Tubes

Extension tubes are a useful accessory that allows you to shorten the minimum focus distance of a lens by moving it further away from your camera’s sensor. In other words, it allows you to get closer to your subject and often create macro-like images without the...

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How to Stack Canon Extenders

Firstly, if you aren’t familiar with the use of extenders, sometimes called teleconverters, I’d urge you to read my existing in-depth guide to using extenders for your photography. Extenders allow us to extend the focal length of compatible lenses, and...

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New Peak Design Everyday Backpack, Tote and Sling

At the end of 2015, photography accessory manufacturer Peak Design launched their incredibly popular Kickstarter campaign for the Everyday Messenger bag. Before the campaign was over, they’d raised over $4.5million and broken some serious Kickstarter records!...

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Think Tank “My 2nd Brain” Laptop Bag Review

A quite note: My readers can get a free gift from Think Tank Photo when they spend more the $50 in their store after clicking one of the Think Tank links on this page. I may make a small commission if you do this, but I purchased this laptop bag for full price from a...

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MindShift Rotation 180 Horizon Backpack Review

Regular readers of the site will be well aware of MindShift’s products by now, but if this is your first time here then let me fill you in quickly. MindShift Gear is the sister company to Think Tank Photo, one of the biggest and most popular camera bag...

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Lowepro Highline RL x400 Travel Roller Bag Review

Lowepro’s First Travel Bags Lowepro have been making photography bags for decades, but recently they launched a series of travel bags that applies their knowledge to a new market. I was particularly interested in the Highline series, but it must be underlined...

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Cloud Cover Forecasting for Photography

Cloud cover can make or break many kinds of outdoor photographic opportunities and that’s why the website Clear Dark Sky should be bookmarked by any discerning photographer. This website, originally intended for astronomers, will give you a cloud cover forecast...

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Perfectly Clear Summer Sale – Save $50

Perfectly Clear make a bundle of Lightroom and Photoshop plugins that are designed to speed up your editing workflow. The Perfect Eyes and Perfect Skin plugins are designed to make killer portraits with a minimal number of clicks, and the Perfect Exposure plugin can...

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The Ultimate Guide to Extension Tubes

The Ultimate Guide to Extension Tubes

What Is an Extension Tube? An extension tube is a spacer that sits between your lens and the camera body to alter the MFD (minimum focus distance). The MFD of a lens is a measurement of the closest point a subject can be from the camera’s sensor, whilst still...

Canon Vs. Kenko Extension Tubes

Canon Vs. Kenko Extension Tubes

Extension tubes are a useful accessory that allows you to shorten the minimum focus distance of a lens by moving it further away from your camera’s sensor. In other words, it allows you to get closer to your subject and often create macro-like images without the...

How to Stack Canon Extenders

How to Stack Canon Extenders

Firstly, if you aren’t familiar with the use of extenders, sometimes called teleconverters, I’d urge you to read my existing in-depth guide to using extenders for your photography. Extenders allow us to extend the focal length of compatible lenses, and...

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