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reverse a 50mm 1.8 on Nikon 105 VR

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by johan_w, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. johan_w


    Feb 27, 2006
    What do I need to attach the 50m 1.8 to the 105 VR? :) 
  2. johan_w


    Feb 27, 2006
    So where do I find 62mm (Nikon 105VR) - 52mm (Nikon 50 1,8) coupler ring?
  3. johan_w


    Feb 27, 2006
    what is the difference between a coupler and a stepring?
  4. A step-ring will be male on one side and female on the other... what you'll need is either a coupler ring (male-male) that has different sizes or combine a 52mm coupler with a step-down-ring.
  5. You may also cause some vignetting by going 52mm on 62mm but likely little if any on DX.
  6. HappyFish


    Oct 19, 2006
    I think John Shaw covered that in his book on nature photography.
  7. this is me

    this is me

    Feb 10, 2007
    You can get a 62mm-52mm step down ring and a 52mm-52mm macro coupler.
    These are done with my D70, 105mm VR, 1.7xTC, and a reverse 50mm. Very little to no vignetting.
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  8. johan_w


    Feb 27, 2006
    where do i get a coupler?
  9. johan_w


    Feb 27, 2006
    there are no such step-down rings!!

    what should i do.. h e l p !
  10. Very nice results. I am tempted to try this in the near future...now if I can find where is my 50mm...
  11. johan_w


    Feb 27, 2006
    USA is not the only place in this world. There is a Europe to. Ordering from US will cost more then double!
  12. johan_w


    Feb 27, 2006
    is it possible to do this
    Adapterring Koppling - 52mm - 52mm
    1 st - à 49,00 kr
    Step Down - ringar - 62mm - 58mm
    1 st - à 49,00 kr
    Step Down - ringar - 58mm - 55mm
    1 st - à 39,00 kr
    Step Down - ringar - 55mm - 52mm
    1 st - à 39,00 kr

    or will it wont work
  13. JoeG


    Nov 2, 2006
    Tyrol, Austria
    wow, I have to get such rings!
  14. charliec


    Jan 17, 2006
    los angeles
    sorry you did not mention that. good luck finding your rings, you should not have a problem.
  15. debult


    Jun 11, 2005
    The Netherlands
    I epoxy glued 2 cokin P adaptors together
  16. johan_w


    Feb 27, 2006
    This is my last post about rev50. I promise!

    I have a Nikon 105VR and a Nikon 50mm 1.8. I want to add my 50mm 1.8 on my 105VR to gain 2:1 magnification. (I think its 2:1 it becomes.)

    The 105 VR have filter diameter 62mm
    The 50mm 1.8 have filter diameter 52mm

    So what I need is a coupler 52mm-52mm AND StepDown 62-52 mm??

    That will all work, or do I need a stepup ring? Im confused with all this, but Im sure it will be more clear when I have the stuff and play with them.

    I would be very glad to get this answerd so fast as possible so i can order it asap. :) 
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