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
> It seems designed for Lieberkuhn illumination. The limited number of
> Olympus ones that were made have all disappeared onto the shelves of
> 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.
> >> 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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