G1 nodal point

Started Jun 6, 2001 | Discussions thread
Chris ™ Veteran Member • Posts: 3,221
Re: G1 nodal point measured

Hi Ruvy,

my idea is to modify a macro tripod from Cullmann (german manufacturer) - it's called Cullmann3335. This baby is great, you can shot from 1cm above the ground up to 2 meters. At the following link you can see it in the biggest pic on top of the page:

I got it together with a bag and an adjustment platform Cullmann3077, all together for about 165$ (exactly 330DM). And this 3077 is the key.

Look at this link and you can imagine, what I have in mind:

But my solution is much cheaper - the 3077 costs only 30$

The second platform needs to be modified, to attach it on top of the other. The tripod mount of the platform need a thread, which can be easyly done by exchanging the tripod mount by a piece of wood with the thread in the middle. So I only have to get a thread (same size as on your cam) and a piece of wood (5x5x1 cm), which can be attached to the platform with the screws formerly holding the tripod mount. That's all.

BTW - this solution is only for horizontally shots.

Greetings from Germany


Ruvy wrote:

Alain and Chris

Thanks for the rain that let Alain do our work and Chris, can you
share your head ideas? Based on Alains previous post I have
developed some sketches for a tripod adaptor for the G1 - may be
interesting to compare notes.


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