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Fotodiox Nikon G to Micro 4/3rds Focusing Helicoid – unboxing

Previously I had posted on the Pixco Nikon G to Micro 4/3rds focusing helicoid, which filled a need in my UV-imaging setup. However, it does have significant play in the adapter which can affect the accuracy of fine focusing. Hence I decided to take the plunge and get the one from Fotodiox, which is said to be in their Pro adapter line. Continue reading Fotodiox Nikon G to Micro 4/3rds Focusing Helicoid – unboxing

Helicoid focuser – Nikon G to Micro 4/3

Here I have the Nikon G to Micro 4/3rds helicoid; I also own the Nikon G to NEX helicoid. These allow for direct mounting of Nikon lenses to Micro 4/3rds and NEX; other helicoids require at least another adapter in order to mount Nikon lenses to a mirror less camera. I gather Fotodiox also make a Nikon to mirror less camera helicoid adapter, and I have made enquiries regarding their Nikon-Micro 4/rds helicoid adapter. Continue reading Helicoid focuser – Nikon G to Micro 4/3

Helicoid focusers – Hawk Factory M42-NEX

I have bought quite a few helicoid focusers for use with various lenses (M42 and enlarger lenses). I will post about each helicoid focuser I have separately, and then combine them together for future easy reference. The information will include the various dimensions of each helicoid and my impression of how each works. This first post will be about the Hawk Factory M42-Nex helicoid. Continue reading Helicoid focusers – Hawk Factory M42-NEX