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    lens adapter does macro only?

    I picked up a an adapter on ebay for Canon FD lenses to EF mount bodies.
    I was told to get an adapter with no glass as the ones with glass often crop the shot (so i was told).
    From what i can tell this "lens adapter" i bought makes all my lenses macro-only. The longer the lens, the longer focal length it has but even my 200 wont focus beyond 10 feet or so.

    Am i doing something wrong?

    here is a link to the exact thing i bought:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/No-Glass-CAN...-/270869926755

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    In the part description "IT IS SPECIALLY FOR MACRO SHOT ONLY! "

    Looks like you may have needed the lens version after all.

    I have a set of macro tubes and they are just empty tubes that go between the lens and camera body and I suppose the item you have brought is the same thing.
    Last edited by Rubble; Jul 27, 2012 at 14:37. Reason: Added text

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    An old artical I found via my mate Google: Canon FD to EOS lens adapters

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    Yeah i either missed that or the description when i originally bough it (several months ago) did not include that. probably the former.
    And thanks for the article. thats very helpful.

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    All is not lost as you can do some macro photography which is interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rubble View Post
    All is not lost as you can do some macro photography which is interesting.
    Unserstood, but i still feel it was a waste of money as i already have a good macro lens for my AE-1, i didnt really want macro for the Rebel 2000 but i can see the interesting possibilities with a wide angle super macro...


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