Author Topic: Nikkor 10.5mm Fisheye on FX  (Read 3495 times)

Seapy

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Re: Nikkor 10.5mm Fisheye on FX
« Reply #45 on: April 13, 2019, 23:27:18 »
I need a portable solution; Seapy's beautiful accomplishment has the only defect of being hardly portable...

I refute that! LOL  At 71 I have carried it and a large heavy tripod to the tops of mountains and the bottom of large sinkholes on my own!  But I agree for the average sensible person it's probably not pocketable...

Perhaps a lightweight version is begging to be made... Perhaps from 10mm thick metal instead of 25mm.
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mxbianco

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Re: Nikkor 10.5mm Fisheye on FX
« Reply #46 on: April 14, 2019, 10:22:31 »
I refute that! LOL  At 71 I have carried it and a large heavy tripod to the tops of mountains and the bottom of large sinkholes on my own!  But I agree for the average sensible person it's probably not pocketable...

Perhaps a lightweight version is begging to be made... Perhaps from 10mm thick metal instead of 25mm.

I think you have quite some margin for a weight reduction, your 1.0 version is safe enough for the 6mm (which is already full circle), the 10.5 is really a diminutive lens, especially after its circumcision...

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