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by astrograph
Tue Sep 26, 2006 7:53 am
Forum: Other stuff
Topic: Nikon fisheye lenses 10.5mm and FC-E8 (link to article)
Replies: 9
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infinity focus

hmm, it just occured to me that if a lens could be modified to actually focus beyond infinity, focusing with the fc-e8 should be possible...

one would need to disassemble the lens and file off or remove the infinity stop for the focusing mechanism...

- philipp
by astrograph
Mon Sep 25, 2006 7:13 pm
Forum: Other stuff
Topic: Nikon fisheye lenses 10.5mm and FC-E8 (link to article)
Replies: 9
Views: 26883

Hi Jarle, yes, we "know" (in the internet way) since the days of hale-bopp, do you remember? here is the example image: http://salzgeber.at/articles/fce8/images/DSC_3465_web.JPG the fc-e8 was literally resting on the front lens of my 20mm. (the 20mm front element is already scratched, I haven´t had ...
by astrograph
Mon Sep 25, 2006 7:55 am
Forum: Other stuff
Topic: Nikon fisheye lenses 10.5mm and FC-E8 (link to article)
Replies: 9
Views: 26883

other focal lengths?

Hi, intrigued by this discussion, I put the hood of my 85mm f/1.8 on my AF 20/2.8, lay the camera on its back and slid the FC-E8 in. While the optical alignment was not perfect, I was able to take an all-sky panorama from our rooftop. 20mm seems a little too short, i.e. the image circle is very smal...