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I do. It makes focusing a lot easier for all those leather shots. No fumbling around adding adapters, moving tripod, removing adapters, moving tripod, adding...You have an Actus too? :thumbs:
Exactly. As for the tripods, that one on the left is the old original Gitzo Mountaineer 1228, ca 1995-ish. That B1 ballhead barely moves these days.Dave - you're catching up to Graham in the tripod department!
P.S. Love the hybrid Cambo/Alpa rig. Is it an "Alpo?" :ROTFL:
Hi, is this all? Only 3 Alpas and actus? B.W. Peter12+ joins the family.
Sorry made a mistake .
Here is my baby , just a quick shot .
No , it is the HR-DIGARON-W 4,5/40mm . An excellent lens .
I do not use a centerfilter for any of my ALPA lenses . 28mm 40mm 70mm and 90mm .
Binbin, I love your Frankenshade, may I ask where you got the articulating arm?Long time no post, the lousy pandemic has messed up work and life in general, but the good thing is that I got more time to play with the camera at home. So I was struggling with my huge Dinkum lens shade + goose neck as it was too cumbersome to transport and to use in the field. I knew I had to find a better solution which didn't involve me buying more ALPA gear in these struggling times.
So behold the Frankenshade! I had spend roughly the equivalent of US$ 50,- on the various parts, including the custom cut carbon fibre panel, and so far it seems to be working quite well on the 23mm. Even with me moving the camera frequently it won't budge, unlike the Dinkum which would often creep slowly into frame without me noticing, thus ruining shots.
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So great! Since I use the Plus I wonder how it was possible to ever took a photo without the possibility to shift...New addition to the family
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Hi Greg, I got it off the local online shopping platform here in China, but brands like Smallrig have plenty of choices which should be internationally available: https://www.smallrig.com/products/accessories/magic-arm.htmlBinbin, I love your Frankenshade, may I ask where you got the articulating arm?
Thank you Binbin!Hi Greg, I got it off the local online shopping platform here in China, but brands like Smallrig have plenty of choices which should be internationally available: https://www.smallrig.com/products/accessories/magic-arm.html