Raynox 250 on AF160FC on F100macro

Toine toine at repiuk.nl
Sat Oct 10 11:23:27 EDT 2009


Thanks,
I have ordered a 58 - 49 mm reverse ring from ebay / china for 3
euros. That should fit a M 50/1.7. The flash has a 58 mm filter thread
Toine

2009/10/10 Bruce Walker <bruce.walker at gmail.com>:
> 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?
>
> -bmw
>
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