Looking for a MILC for afocal - Samsung NX mini?

7 months 1 week ago - 7 months 4 days ago #651978 by Qushelian
Hello Forum 

I have a Zeiss LG microscope with finite 160 mm system with binocular head, 23mm eyepiece tube. 

Because i have only a binocular head, so i chosen the afocal method with my little Canon Powershot A590 camera. With the high eyepoint wide field „glasses” type ocular and a little bit of zooming i have very good picture without vignetting. Flashing is also solved with slave flash and mirror. 

Unfornutately the Powershot is hard to handle due energy problems and has a noisy little sensor. 

I looking for replace it with a cheap MILC camera. 

I have seen so far in search, the smaller the camera lens, the better is the compatibility with the ocular. 

I tried a borrowed APSC sensor Samsung NX mini with 18-55mm lens, and the best picture was surprisingly at 18mm, but still seriously vignetted. Who has Samsung NX mini review .

The NX mini is a smaller sensor camera, all manual settings and has a smaller 9-27mm lens with 39mm filter thread. 

It may be appropriate for photography without vignetting? 


Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

,

802.3K

205K

1.62M

  • Facebook

    802,251 / Likes

  • Twitter

    205,000 / Followers

  • Google+

    1,620,816 / Followers

Latest Reviews

The Nikon D750 might be six years old, but it's still a great value in 2020. Learn about the Nikon D750 specs, features, price, and more in this quick review.

Feb 20, 2020

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 III vs OM-D E-M5 II debate has raged for nearly three years. So which of these micro four thirds cameras is right for you? Find out in this comparison review!

Feb 17, 2020

In this Leica SL Typ 601 review, learn why this camera is still a marvel five years after its release, and find out where you can get the best deals on used versions.

Feb 14, 2020

In a Sony a9 vs Sony a9 II comparison, you might think the a9 II would be the clear winner. Not so fast! The older a9 has a distinct advantage - a much better price.

Feb 12, 2020

Latest Articles

If you've been itching to upgrade your photography lighting but are strapped for cash, Adorama's current sale on Profoto lighting gear might just be the ticket.

Feb 26, 2020

If you're selling your camera gear, you need to learn how to thoroughly clean it and pack it for shipping, that way the buyer is pleased with their purchase. Learn how to do both in this tutorial!

Feb 24, 2020

Learning how to display photos on a wall is a simple matter of learning a few tricks of the trade.

Feb 24, 2020

If it's rugged camera bags you're after, look no further than this list of hardcore camera bags that can go anywhere and do anything while protecting your gear all at the same time.

Feb 21, 2020

Setting your real estate photography pricing is a crucial step in building your business. But pricing isn't a completely straightforward process. Get some insights into photography pricing in this guide.

Feb 21, 2020

Real estate photography takes time to perfect, but with these tips on real estate photography gear, composition tips for real estate photography, and more, you'll get a leg up on starting your business the right way.

Feb 20, 2020

Wondering how to turn your photography hobby into a career? In this article, learn some professional photography tips to help you start your photography business.

Feb 20, 2020

The Nikon D750 might be six years old, but it's still a great value in 2020. Learn about the Nikon D750 specs, features, price, and more in this quick review.

Feb 20, 2020