Time to go mythbusting again and test out if flipping the rear element of the Century Optics adapter really brings all those benefits people claim about close focusing.
- Look for a Century Optics Anamorphic on eBay
- Look for a Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 on eBay
- Look for a Jupiter 9 85mm f/2 M42 on eBay
- Watch the Century Optics Anamorphic Adapter Review
- Quote #1 about improvement from flipping the rear element
- Quote #2 about improvement from flipping the rear element
- Tutorial on how to get cheap +0.5 72mm diopters
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The Century I used for this video came without its locking screw, so I had to go out and find it in the real world. If you ever come across this problem, the answer is 4-40 screws. Get a small one, cut it shorter and superglue a nut to the top so it’s easier to handle with your bare hands!