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Nikon's website doesn't seem to suggest any reversing rings that go with specific lenses (in my case a 50mm f/1.8G) .

For macro shots how to decide which reversing ring goes with it? Yeah, Amazon shows lots of results, but on which basis should I decide what?

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You base a reversing ring on the filter thread size and mount for your camera. To determine your size, check this question. That particular lens has a 58mm filter size, so you need something like this that uses the Nikon mount.


I'm assuming you mean the 50mm f/1.8 G and not the D, since your D3100 won't autofocus with the D but will with the G. If you mean the D version, its 52mm.

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@Anisha - Actually, you didn't, I edited it in. –  rfusca Mar 19 '12 at 15:48
    
Okay here is an apology - a big one. –  TheIndependentAquarius Mar 19 '12 at 15:55
    
@Anisha lol, no worries. Hope your D3100 is treating you nice, post some pics in chat to share! –  rfusca Mar 19 '12 at 16:58
    
Rfusca, see what Nikon has. nikon.co.in/en_IN/product_details.page?DCRPath=templatedata/… Which one among them is a "reversing" ring? –  TheIndependentAquarius Mar 20 '12 at 0:29
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@Anisha it doesn't look like Nikon has an official one for the 58mm size. I wouldn't hesitate using a well known 3rd party product for this though - its just a solid piece of metal. –  rfusca Mar 20 '12 at 0:41

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