[OM] 20mm f2 and Lieberkuhn Lighting [was Re: Ebay 20% off sale Mar 9]

Subject: [OM] 20mm f2 and Lieberkuhn Lighting [was Re: Ebay 20% off sale Mar 9]
From: Jan Steinman via olympus <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 06:17:22 -0700
Cc: Jan Steinman <Jan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> From: Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx>
> Rather than all the Lieberkuhn 
> illumination for lighting from below through a transparent/translucent 
> stage...

That's' “The Olympus Way,” as shown in their glossy sales literature.

However, there’s some interesting, creative work going on over at 
photomicrography.net. Put “lieberkuhn” in the search field to see what people 
are cobbling together. The conventional wisdom is to set things up 
horizontally, with (in order) your camera, Lieberkuhn reflector, subject, light 
shield, then light source.

Here’s one example, using RMS microscope optics: 

It’s a bit more trouble to set up and control than “The Olympus Way,” but then 
it’s available, cobbled out of stuff you probably have laying around the house.


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