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Slide copying with the Nikon ES-1, BR-5 adapters and the Nikkor Micro AF-S 105mm f/2.8 ED VR lens

Slide copying by K. Jayaram, a nature photographer from India: I have used slide films for over four decades. I have been wanting to copy some of the important slides and tried copying and scanning with no satisfying results. After a serious hunt, I came across the Nikon slide copying attachment ES-1. But the problem with it […]

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Breaking the 30 minute video recording limit without breaking the bank

Breaking the 30 minute video recording limit without breaking the bank by Leon Watkins (Website | Facebook): Summary: I’ve built a portable, lightweight rig using a gaming recording device to record a clean HMDI feed straight from the camera for continuous takes of over 30 minutes. One of the major frustrations I’ve had over the years is […]

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Using a Sony NEX as a digital back for a Nikon FE film SLR camera

Photographer Robin Guymer found a better use for his Sony NEX-3 mirrorless camera – he made a digital back out of it for his Nikon FE SLR film camera – check his website for more info:

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DIY solution for the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4D IF-ED lens tripod collar wiggle problem

A reader sent me this DIY solution for the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4D IF-ED lens tripod collar wiggle problem (this is for the old 300mm f/4 version that is still available for sale):

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Build your own Nikon F model with this nanoblock kit

The nanoblock Nikon F camera model that was on display at the new Nikon Museum is now available for sale in Japan:

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DIY solution for using Nikkor G lenses on Nikon film SLR cameras

A reader sent me this DIY solution for using modern Nikkor G lenses on manual Nikon film SLR cameras like the FE or FM2 (it solves the lack of aperture ring problem):

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