Raynox 250 on AF160FC on F100macro

Bruce Walker bruce.walker at gmail.com
Sat Oct 10 11:05:25 EDT 2009

Toine wrote:
> I noticed the AF160FC ringflash has a filter thread inside the ring
> which sparked an idea. Searched in my garbage drawers and found some
> step down rings to attach the Raynox 250:
> http://www.repiuk.nl/images/raynox-ringflash.jpg
> Mounted the contraption on the F100 macro and searched for the
> smallest bugs in my backyard:
> http://www.repiuk.nl/images/ssp/permalink.html#id=album-126&num=content-3726
> http://www.repiuk.nl/images/ssp/permalink.html#id=album-126&num=content-3725
> The body of this fly or whatever is about 1-2 mm. Measured the fly in
> photoshop with and without the raynox and it's an extra 1.6x. Does
> this setup qualify as a microscope?
> Toine

Beautiful light and detail. Both terrific images!

Glad you mentioned the filter threads as I had no idea those were there. 
I wonder what I've got that would fit there?


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