[meteorite-list] Digital Camera for Studio Photography

From: Jim Wooddell <jimwooddell_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sun, 5 May 2013 12:38:30 -0700
Message-ID: <CAH_zgwGVZax9BtZNb3xHiRmW5CzP8e7K2=brptVWJ7yb+HBdVQ_at_mail.gmail.com>

Are you handy at building things?

Olympus BH microscope base with adjustable X-Y Stage
Nikon Bellows
Various lenses
Microscope objective adapter up to x40 E-plan
A chunk of channel iron
A two light adjustable microscope lighting system.

Nikon D6000 is a good base! the lens and mounts are the key however.

Or a cannon setup (bellows and base camera)

Any you will have one heck of a nice macro set-up that will rival some
$20,000 microscopes and more!


On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 12:27 PM, Greg Hup? <gmhupe at centurylink.net> wrote:
> Hello All,
> I am starting to look for a DSLR camera for studio photography of
> meteorites, minerals and similar. I figured the best source for opinions
> would be here so anyone with experience in this I would appreciate your
> suggestions. I am looking for something that has the best quality for price
> but want to consider all possibilities regardless of cost so I can improve
> my images. I will also like suggestions on different lens options to go from
> macro to ??mm so I can get microscopic depth along with stand back and photo
> a large meteorite if needed without changing lenses. As I read a little
> today, the megapixel capability is something I should consider.
> Thank you in advance on whatever info and suggestions you can provide!
> Best Regards,
> Greg
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Received on Sun 05 May 2013 03:38:30 PM PDT

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