First Impressions of 21mm Conversion Lens

Started Jul 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
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timatkins Regular Member • Posts: 135
Re: First Impressions of 21mm Conversion Lens

WACONimages wrote:

The Coolpix A with the Bower 52mm tube + a 52/49mm step down, vignettes using the Ricoh GW3. Holding the lens directly in front of the camera seems to work, but cannot confirm how well.

Yes you're right. I found out myself. Also way too much vignette with a Panasonic 0,79x wide angle converter lens

But as a surprise an adapter tube came with the Coolpix A (2nd hand, but as new with guaranty) In the meanwhile I already ordered an adapter tube myself.... Also have some metal step down rings.

I'm gonna cut about 3 or 4mm of the adapter tube(metal also) and glue(2seconds super glue) a metal step down on it. That way it must word with the GW3.

And I still have the original adapter tube with sun protection cab.

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Ronald

Hi there!  did this work?  I'm trying to decide between the coolpix a and the gr II and I prefer the coolpix,  but really want the wide angle adapter.  did you have success?  it would be absolutely amazing if it worked, I'd be over the moon!

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