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by lothman
Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Does anyone have the Laowa 100mm x2 macro lens?
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: Does anyone have the Laowa 100mm x2 macro lens?

Does anyone else have this lens and can you check if it does this or not? I'm trying to find from as many people as possible before I make the long and annoying drive back to the store. Funny same with my copy, but since I work top down there is no such problem. May be I will cut off a rubber ring ...
by lothman
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Interesting stuff
Replies: 9
Views: 132

Re: Interesting stuff

could be raw marerial for repivoting worn watchparts. Cut off old pivot, drill, press-fit or glue in a piece of wire, turn to dimensions, polish and reinstall.
by lothman
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Sold: Nikon M Plan 20x NA 0.4 ELWD 210/0
Replies: 3
Views: 1901

Re: Nikon M Plan 20x NA 0.4 ELWD 210/0

you have PN
by lothman
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Laowa introduces 100mm f/2.8 2x Macro APO
Replies: 36
Views: 9109

Re: Laowa introduces 100mm f/2.8 2x Macro APO

compared to the Sony FE90 at 1:1 f2.8 on Sony A7r4, Zerene dmap 100% crop
Laowa_vs_Sony_.jpg
by lothman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Sold: Nikon M Plan 20x NA 0.4 ELWD 210/0
Replies: 3
Views: 1901

Re: Nikon M Plan 20x NA 0.4 ELWD 210/0

make me an offer
by lothman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: MJKZZ Extreme system and ...
Replies: 34
Views: 1762

Re: MJKZZ Extreme system and ...

dhmiller wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:03 am
The email said, in effect, to stop emailing him - he does not sell to the US. End of that story.
Probably the backside of the US Product Liability. Even if I would buy from them and ship it to you I could probably be sewed if you squeeze your finger.
by lothman
Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: MJKZZ Extreme system and ...
Replies: 34
Views: 1762

Re: MJKZZ Extreme system and ...

I have not used either the mjkzz ultra nor the stonemaster systems, but I can make some general comments regarding their construction that might be helpful. The mjkzz ultra system is built around an industrial rail system. The system is not specified, but the picture shows something that looks like...
by lothman
Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Out, out ##### spots!
Replies: 13
Views: 862

Re: Out, out ##### spots!

Chris S. wrote:
Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:43 pm

I don't know what's in your normal lens cleaning fluid. I use ethyl or isopropyl alcohol for cleaning lenses, or if a lens is very grungy, then a bit of ROR.

--Chris S.
what is ROR?
by lothman
Fri Oct 23, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Out, out ##### spots!
Replies: 13
Views: 862

Re: Out, out ##### spots!

do the spots rotate with the lens? or stay in place?
by lothman
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: My daughter's hair
Replies: 28
Views: 6399

Re: My daughter's hair

Robert what about entering on the dpreview challenge "Hair".
https://www.dpreview.com/challenges/Cha ... x?ID=14563

we all would vote ;-)
by lothman
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: New Mitutoyo apo 10x
Replies: 48
Views: 3760

Re: New Mitutoyo apo 10x

funny things on ebay, the seller liujian81 offers a 10x Mity for 303€ (10 available)
https://www.ebay.de/itm/Mitutoyo-M-Plan ... Sw0S1fi5-S

he has only one rating but currently offers 228.455 items :shock:
by lothman
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Papilio ulysses
Replies: 2
Views: 528

Re: Papilio ulysses

very impressing =D>

What is the working distance of your 60/0.7 and how are the corners on FF?
by lothman
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: sold: Nikon Scanner ED lens
Replies: 9
Views: 1063

Re: Nikon Scanner ED lens

lens is sold and will go to Denmark - thanks to all