I just ordered a lens filter kit for my D5000. It includes +1, +2, +4 and +10 close up filters. I can't seem to focus on anything (near or far, zoomed in or zoomed out) with the +10 filter on. I was using my 55mm-200mm lens. Is there some sort of trick to the filter that I need to know?
#1. "RE: Zeikos Lens Filters for D5000 " | In response to Reply # 0JosephK Nikonian since 17th Apr 2006Fri 16-Sep-11 07:57 PM
My initial guess is that the lens is too long for what the filters are designed for. (This is just a guess.) Does the +10 work OK on your 18-X kit lens?
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#2. "RE: Zeikos Lens Filters for D5000 " | In response to Reply # 0blw Nikonian since 18th Jun 2004Fri 16-Sep-11 08:21 PM
You can certainly focus with the +10, it's just that it's pretty hard to figure out where!!! The hunt has to be slow and systematic, because the DOF will be very, very narrow at that level of magnification.
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