About a week or so ago I met up with Albert Ng where we had lunch and talked about camera stuff.
I had my first opportunity with a Sony @ 700 with fisheye lens attached. I must say, its a well designed camera
Though he takes his gear to the extreme and really puts it through it’s paces unlike the rest of us.
Note: I mounted it on my Nikon F4s, just for show as I need to my s5 pro to take the picture.
So after mounting it, I decided to try it out by taking a show of the word Hoya on one of my other filters. It was amazing! I could go beyond 1:1 macro to 1.7:1 size!
This was amazing! I could change the macros level simply by changing the focal length of the sigma and I would have HSM focusing speed! Although I have to admit, it was a heavy to hold and with macros weight presents it own problems. So in theory I could change the macro level from 1.4:1 to 4:1 by just changing the focal length!
So trying hoya shoot again, I got this
at 200mm!!!!!! Although I had to pump up the ISO to the max 3200
A closer shot on the threads. Please note these shots were taken hand holding but it gives you and idea of how much macro power it gives.