Close-up lens makes the original minimum working distance of your lens shorter, that will allow you to get closer to the subject and shoot it with bigger magnification. This close-up lens incorporates a new revolutionary magnet attaching system - "INSTANT ACTION".
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Kenko PRO1D+ INSTANT ACTION is a revolutionary filter attaching system.
We believe that every photographer has at least once in their lifetime experienced the frustration of missing the perfect shot because it took too long to attach or change the filter. We believe if one could attach and detach the filter from the lens easier and quicker, the perfect shot won’t be missed. Our mission is to free the photographer from the hassle of changing filters and make him focus on taking the best photos.
We are proud to present our solution – the Kenko PRO1D+ INSTANT ACTION magnetic attachment filter system. Not only does it free all photographers from the inconvenience of changing filters, but it will also greatly reduce the risk of filters accidentally dropping by screwing them onto the lens.
The system is very easy to use. All you need is an adapter and a filter. Attach the adapter to the lens. Once the adapter is attached, there is no need to remove it every time. Then, simply attach the filter to the adapter. You will not miss a moment.
We are confident that Kenko PRO1D+ INSTANT ACTION will widen your shooting possibilities.
Kenko is the first filter manufacturer that introduces magnetic type close-up lenses. Magnetic type filters are also released by other manufacturers, but Kenko is the first among them that offers magnetic type close-up lenses. Instant attach or change using magnet will save you time and do not let you miss shutter chance. Change close-up lenses instantly till you achieve the desired results. Close-up lenses had been never so easy to use accessory than now.
Close-up lens is an extremely convenient tool. By attaching to the front part of the master lens close-up lens allows you shooting in macro style. In another words, close-up lens makes the original minimum working distance of your lens shorter. That will allow you to get closer to the subject and shoot it with bigger magnification. The closer the shooting distance is, the more blurred the background becomes. It is the best photographic accessory for shooting small objects, flowers and insects, that can replace expensive macro lens.
To attach the Kenko PRO1D+ INSTANT ACTION CLOSE-UP lens you will need an Adapter Ring and the filter itself of the same size as your lens.
Kenko PRO1D + INSTANT ACTION CLOSE-UP lens has a lineup of No.1, No.2, No.3, and No.4. The larger the number of No., the closer to the subject and the larger the image.
The approximate shooting distance when using a close-up lens is as below:
For No.1 is about 33-100 cm;
For No.2 is about 25-50 cm;
For No.3 is about 20-33 cm;
For No.4 is about 17-25 cm.
* The shooting distance is the distance from the subject to the tip of the lens. The numbers are guidelines. Actually, there are differences depending on the lens used.
* It is also possible to shoot closer by stacking the close-up lenses on your lens. By combining No.1 and No.3 will give you No.4’s magnification.
* Please note that stacking of close-up lenses may result in vegnetting.