Extreme macro photography using Olympus OM Zuiko 20 mm f/2.0 bellows lens
EOS mount to OM mount adaption
CCTV lens adaption
Comparison of 3 macro lens setups at 5x magnification
Below is a series of images shot using either the Canon MP-E 65 mm f/2.8 or the Olympus OM Zuiko 20 mm f/2.0 setup. All images was taken with the lens set to f:8.0 (not effective aperture). The Canon EX14MR was used as flash lighting using E-TTL. All images were shot as RAW on a Canon EOS 10D and converted to JPEG using FileViewer 126.96.36.199. The images below have been resized to 250 pixels wide.
1X with Canon MP-E 65 mm f/2.8 2X with Canon MP-E 65 mm f/2.8 3X with Canon MP-E 65 mm f/2.8 4X with Canon MP-E 65 mm f/2.8 5X with Canon MP-E 65 mm f/2.8 6X with Zuiko 20 mm f/2.0 8X with Zuiko 20 mm f/2.0 10X with Zuiko 20 mm f/2.0 18X with Zuiko 20 mm f/2.0
Below is a couple of larger examples of what is possible using the Olympus OM Zuiko 20mm 2.0 macro lens
When I get time, I'll add 100% crops, images shot at f:16, and images shot with the additional extension of the the Kenko extension tube sets.
May 26th, 2004, edited December 4th, 2005