We read lots of information regarding macro lenses and which one to use, however, how many members still use bellows and of course a lens, not necessarily a macro lens to get images. Since Nikon seem to have lost interest in making bellows for their cameras, last one being the PB-6. Is this becoming a lost form of Macro Photography.
Nikon D810 PB-6 Bellows Nikon 105 Bellows lens
Image of a very small Tomato plant just starting to grow.
Camera, Lens and Tripod and a few other Bits
I look forward to reading what others think.
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My only experience with bellows is large format. When I tried a bellows for 135 I found it somehow flimsy although I like the results. Maybe I should try one day.
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I wonder if the bellows went the way of a lot of tools because of the complexity and lack of time to become an expert. A macro lens was so much easier to use...remembering from many many years ago. LoL
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I think my entire macro bellows was under $250 and I could have gotten it cheaper if I were not in such a hurry.
Difficult to see, but I can assume the lens is mounted in reverse, front element toward sensor?