Post subject: Re: Where to start with a life time of slides?
Posted: Sat Jul 02, 2011 8:24 am
Joined: Mon Aug 18, 2008 11:20 pm Posts: 1165
Thanks for the advice Artington and David. I am now clearer in my mind what I have to do. I have the Minolta 50mm F3.5 MD macro lens complete with the extension tube enabling 1:1 photography. So I will start a hunt for a suitable slide copier to fit on to the lens and an MD to E-mount converter.
Those adapters are meant to be used with zoom lenses, and there is a sort of macro lens on it... I bougt one of those adapters and used as is on the Dimage A2 with disapointing results.
So I unscrew the lens and cut off about 1 centimeter in order to get 1:1 with an APS camera and the Minolta 50mm 2.8 Macro - the tube have 52mm screw size, I got a 52 to 55 step down adapter.
Bellows: I got a Minota bellows and replace the MD mount with an A-mount, using a reverse ring (at that time my brother worked at a jewlery and one of the jwelers helped me -the only tool I have is a screwdriver...
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest
You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in this forum