ProOPTIC

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ProOptic Budget Auto Extension Tube Set for Canon EOS SLR Cameras

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Contains three plastic tubes of different length (31mm,21mm & 13mm) which can be combined in seven ways to obtain various magnification. Perfect coupling with TTL metering and AE mechanisms. Full auto focusing with Canon EOS Cameras.

1. When using extension tubes the lens will not focus to infinity. The focus range will be greatly limited to a very close focusing distance. 2. There is light fall off when using any extension tube, sometimes the equivalent of 3 f-stops of light is lost when using multiple extension tubes together. This light lost can affect the camera's ability to auto focus. Manual focusing is recommended should the lens begin to "hunt" (not lock onto the subject). 3. Auto Extension Tubes are not auto focus compatible with Canon EF-S lenses
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3.8

(based on 25 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Inexpensive extension tubes, work great!

I've used these tubes with a variety of lenses to shoot very close macro shots of bugs and spiders. These extension tubes will reduce the focal range of your lens, in most cases you will not be able to focus on any object more than a foot away. They allow auto focus with every AF lens I've tested, but at that close it's usually easier to manual focus anyway. Check out my samples, these tubes get you close!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor Functionality

My 5D Mark II had communication problems with the tubes connected. The f-stop would not engage properly and data screen eventually registered ERR while locking up the camera. I had to remove batteries to bring back functionality. Not happy.

Reviewed by 25 customers

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good Starter set

By

These are a low cost way to try macro photography. I purchased them to combine with a 50 mm 1.8 lens and try macro photography. I'm having a little trouble getting used to the metal tab system used to remove them, but I sure I'll get used to them.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Macro on a budget

By

New to photography, I was introduced to a Macro lens. After review of my pics I wanted a macro lens. At $900 around Christmas, wife said NO. A friend recommended these extension tubes for my Canon T2i. I purchased these and gave it a whirl. FANTASTIC RESULTS. I had no other special equipment. Put my Camera in full auto and took pics... Can't wait for warmer temps to take it outside.

 
4.0

Economical but excellent results

By

Attached to a macro or wide angle lens produces extreme, sharp and sometimes abstract close images. Good - inexpensive, light weight. Bad - docking mechanism sticks a bit.

 
3.0

You get what you pay for

By

After just a few months of light use, area that connects to the camera/lens/other tubes started to chip on all three of the tubes. For now, they still mount and work as expected, but I fear that sometime soon, they won't mount, a part will break off into my camera, or both. I'd suggest skipping this "budget" item choice and spending the extra money for tubes with a metal mount.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Quality Product for Great Price

By

Very well constructed and creates the effect that I want. No light leaks that I can tell. The mount is very firm. It is a little difficult to thread, but that's a very minor issue. Overall, great product for someone wanting to get into macro photography without spending hundreds upon hundreds.

 
4.0

Cheap and it works

By

They are cheaper than a dedicated macro lense and they work.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

The best for less

By

I was searching for a low end extension tubes, this fits my budget and the result was too good to be true..

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Prompt shipping

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I appreciate the prompt shipping compared to another web site that delays shipping for several days when I select free shipping!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

just what i needed

By

for macro photography

(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Inexpensive extension tubes, work great!

By

I've used these tubes with a variety of lenses to shoot very close macro shots of bugs and spiders. These extension tubes will reduce the focal range of your lens, in most cases you will not be able to focus on any object more than a foot away. They allow auto focus with every AF lens I've tested, but at that close it's usually easier to manual focus anyway. Check out my samples, these tubes get you close!

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Margaret T  Will this work with my Canon EOS Rebel?
THOMAS T  the extension tube for the canon eos will work on the canon eos
Margaret T  Will this work with my Canon EOS Rebel?
THOMAS T  the extension tube for the canon eos will work on the canon eos
Menlyn N  Are these compitable with Canon 60D. I have a 60D with with 18-135 kit lense.. Will these tubes help get proper Macro Shots?
JOHN W  Yes, these budget extension tubes will work with the 60D and your lens. I've gotten some very nice macro photos with mine.
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