Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/11

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Subject: Re: [Leica] off-topic: EOS Close-up filters
From: "Jeff Alford" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Oct 1998 22:23:22 -0700

>Greetings all,
>I know this is a bit offtopic but I do know that there are EOS users out
>here. Has anyone used the close-up filter Canon 500D for the EOS lens like
>the 28-70/2.8L or the 70-200/2.8L ? How close can one focus and how are the
>results? Comparable to the Macro lens ??

Many of my customers are pleased with the performance of the 70-200/2.8L and
500D close-up filter combination. This set-up works well because of the
longer focal length and the 2 element design of the 500D. I have no
experience with the 28-70/2.8L and 500D.

Jeff Alford