View Full Version : close up filter

29-11-13, 08:33 PM
Just wondering has anyone ever used a Canon 77mm close up filter on a Sigma wide angle lens... Graham

30-11-13, 11:04 AM
I haven't but i know a couple of people who have and it appears to be an art in using them

30-11-13, 01:22 PM
Thanks Wave, I been hearing much the same as you...Graham

30-11-13, 02:37 PM
Nobody has ever used a close-up filter on anything, because such a thing doesn't exist. ;) They're supplementary lenses.

The Canon ones are very good - they're two element lenses, which allows much more correction of abberations. I've only really used a 58mm one on a tele lens, though.

30-11-13, 02:44 PM
Thanks for that It's the 500D one I'm looking at