Cheap digi-tele combo

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Cheap digi-tele combo

Post by nikonnl » Sat Jul 10, 2010 9:47 am

Hi friends,
as I can't afford myself to buy a 2000mm. reflex-nikkor I took a Coolpix (L3) and a Nikon AP-5 automatic level (aka theodolite). Look for some pics at http://www.nicovandijk.net/levelpics.htm It worked with a Coolpix 2000 too. I am now working on a Nikon D1-combo.
Enjoy your weekend.
Nico
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Re: Cheap digi-tele combo

Post by Webmaster » Sat Jul 10, 2010 10:27 am

Great - thanks for sharing. Here's my super telephoto setup:

http://www.nikonweb.com/svp127/

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Re: Cheap digi-tele combo

Post by Stan Disbrow » Sat Jul 10, 2010 11:24 am

Hi,

I do something similar, but in the other direction. I have an attachment that hangs the camera onto a microscope eyepiece and makes for a super-macro lens!

later!

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Re: Cheap digi-tele combo

Post by nikonnl » Sat Jul 10, 2010 8:11 pm

Thanks everybody for showing your experiments. I've found a combination of a D1X + EL-Nikkor 2.8/50mm + AP-5 Aut. Level. It is difficult to measure the total focal length, but it comes close to 2000 mm. Aperture? Beyond f/64. I'll post pics later (it's world cup fever in Holland and there is a thunder storm right now).
Stay tuned + all the best.
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Re: Cheap digi-tele combo

Post by nikonnl » Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:30 am

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Above the combination Nikon D1X + EL-Nikkor 2.8/50mm + Nikon AP-5. I had to place the EL-Nikkor in between to get a full frame picture. I'll post the results later.
Regards,
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Re: Cheap digi-tele combo

Post by nikonnl » Sun Jul 11, 2010 10:09 am

Below my first attempt.
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Picture taken with a lens with angle equal to 50mm. standard lens.
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Picture with the D1X-EL-Nikkor-AP5 combo of the top of the mill in the centre.
I'll try more. But first I have to remove the level cross inside the automatic level.
Regards,
Nico
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