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Home Camera Video: Watch a photographer adapt his 40mm F2.8 ‘fastened lens’ to his...

Video: Watch a photographer adapt his 40mm F2.8 ‘fastened lens’ to his Canon EOS R6: Digital Images Evaluate


By definition, ‘fixed-lens’ cameras aren’t designed to have their lenses eliminated. However that didn’t cease photographer Ronaldo Carvalho from taking aside an previous Olympus Journey 35 digital camera to adapt its 40mm F2.8 lens to his Canon EOS R6 digital camera.

As shared within the above video, the thought happened when Carvalho observed the digital camera was starting to disintegrate on his shelf. With the digital camera already in disrepair, he took the lens off totally and began the trial-and-error technique of determining how far the lens wanted to be from his R6’s sensor to lively correct focus.

After the right distance was decided, Carvalho modified a Canon RF physique cap to make use of as a mounting bracket for the lens. With the assistance of a rotary instrument, some glue and some screws, he finally obtained the lens securely mounting contained in the cap and had it able to go for taking pictures. The DIY lens nonetheless affords the total F2.8 by means of F22 aperture vary and delivers some extremely delicate, dreamy photos that, whereas not technically good, do have a classic appeal.


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