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Re: [OM] Ebay 20% off sale Mar 9

Subject: Re: [OM] Ebay 20% off sale Mar 9
From: Don Holbrook <donholbrook@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:10:50 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: Jan Steinman <Jan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Jan, all the work I did with that lens was on a vertical bellows with 2 T32s 8 
inches off to the side.  1/4 inch subjects and film of course.  Haven't used it 
since. I hope the two of you figure out the digital way.

> On March 12, 2018 at 1:14 PM Jan Steinman via olympus wrote:
> 
> 
>     Let us know what you get out of the 20/2, Moose!
> 
>     I’ve been unsuccessful with it. It focuses too close for ring lights, 
> although I’ve been able to side-light flat surfaces (stamps, coins) with twin 
> lights.
> 
>     It seems designed for Lieberkuhn illumination. The limited number of 
> Olympus ones that were made have all disappeared onto the shelves of 
> collectors.
> 
>     There’s a guy who manufactures white plastic 49mm Lieberkuhn reflectors 
> with a 20mm focal length with a 3D printer (let me know if you want the 
> link). They are reasonable, about $7 plus an equal amount of shipping, but I 
> haven’t been inspired yet.
> 
>     I’m in the process of modifying an 18/3.5 hood for the purpose. I’m going 
> to take off the cylindrical bit with the 72mm threads, then paint the inside 
> flat white.
> 
>     With proper illumination and focus bracketing, the 20/2 should do 
> wonders, but I just haven’t found a practical way to harvest those wonders, 
> so far.
> 
>     Jan
> 
>     >> On March 9, 2018 at 2:01 PM Moose wrote:
>     >>
>     >> On 3/8/2018 9:28 PM, tOM Trottier wrote:
>     >>
>     >>>> For the addicts among you...
>     >>>
>     >>> https://pages.ebay.com/promo/2018/0309/7020.html
>     >>>
>     >>>> WOW! THANKS!!!
>     >>
>     >> $100 off the 20/2 Macro I've been stewing about sealed the deal.
> 
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