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Creating miniature landscapes


In this post Mark White (Website | Blog | Facebook | Twitter) describes his unique miniature landscapes So often, the photography industry is full of secrets – everyone feels the need to come across as a master of the technique. As I write this article, I am proud to say that when I began this venture, I had no idea what I was doing! I […]

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DIY: printable Nikon bounce card flash diffuser


A reader (thanks Joël Coster) sent me this printable bounce card type flash diffuser template to use with Nikon flashes. Just download the included below PNG files, cut, fold, attach with a rubber band or tape and you are done:

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DIY Nikon 1 J1 rig used to record 3D video

Nikon 1 J1 3D rig (3)

A reader from Russia sent me few pictures of his home made 3D rig which consists of two Nikon 1 J1 cameras. This is the video shot with that setup (need 3D glasses for full effect):

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DIY: Nikon Nikkormat with Sony NEX-5N digital guts *UPDATED*

Nikon Nikkormat with Sony NEX-5N digital guts

Since Nikon seems to have given up on the digital retro camera look (think digital Nikon F with APS-C sensor, EVF and F mount), Brendan Taylor took up on the task and is currently working on fitting the digital guts of a Sony NEX-5N camera inside an old Nikon Nikkormat. You can find many pictures of […]

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DIY: modifying the Yongnuo RF603N wireless remote flash trigger


Next guest post by Otto Peter is on how to modify the Yongnuo RF603N wireless remote flash trigger (available on eBay) to fit non-Nikon flash trigger sources, like light meters, or any camera with a PC socket The Yongnuo RF603N is a nice, cheap wireless remote flash trigger for Nikon cameras. It does well what it is designed for, […]

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How to convert your Nikon lens into a telescope or a microscope (Nikon lens scope converter)


Today’s guest post is from Fabrizio Belardetti (www.fabriziobelardetti.com) who also reviewed the rare Nikkor 19mm f/2.8 Macro lens last year. He will explain how to turn your Nikon G lens into a telescope (or a microscope) with the help of an old Nikon lens scope converter: The Nikon lens scope converter is an unusual item (check those eBay listings), […]

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DIY wireless tethering for Nikon D300s

This DIY wireless tethering for Nikon D300s was created by Jamie Carl. “As you can see, I have it mounted inside my MB-D10 vertical grip. To do this I used my spare MS-D10 battery holder which holds 8xAA batteries. I then cut off the battery mounts from one side so that I could fit the Trulink device […]

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