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Tilty Trainyard

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by phrenic, May 3, 2012.

  1. phrenic

    phrenic Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 13, 2010
    Finally got a high enough vantage point to get more of the diorama effect. I'm still happier doing it without digital PP (cheating :wink:) with my OM 50mm. Shot with an E-P1 through the worst sort of filter..a thick, dirty and reflective window.

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    I have a few more if they're of interest.
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  2. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I love this effect phrenic. It's amazing how it can make real life stuff look like miniature toys. Interesting vantage point and composition also.
  3. Neon

    Neon Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 12, 2012
    North Wales,UK.
    Smashin' stuff.
  4. pxpaulx

    pxpaulx Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    Using one of the tilt adapters then I presume?! They look good, the 2nd shot in particular definitely has the model feel to it. I need to use my tilt adapter more often!
  5. phrenic

    phrenic Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 13, 2010
    Thanks guys. Glad you liked it.

    Yeah, jinfinance OM tilt adapter for 50$. There's some neat ones (by Kipon I think) that offer a larger degree of tilt and 360 degrees of rotation, but I am happy to pay half the price and be able to use it as a standard OM adapter when set back to straight.
  6. pxpaulx

    pxpaulx Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    So is the one you have the one I'm seeing that doesn't have the degrees labeled (1-8)? I bought mine used from someone on ebay, it is the one that has the sticker with 1-8 degrees, and it rotates 360 as well. I think they are great little adapters, didn't know there was another version out there already!

    I've got one of the adapters they're selling with the tripod mount on the way now, should be good for a couple of larger lenses and to not stress the tripod socket on the camera too.
  7. phrenic

    phrenic Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 13, 2010
    Yeah, no degree markings on this one. It's just as well, I really only go with the full 8degrees or 0. I had no idea there were versions with a tripod mount though..pretty clever. These little machining shops in China come out with some neat products at a bargain price.
  8. DeeJayK

    DeeJayK Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 8, 2011
    Pacific Northwest, USA
    Fun effect.

    I had no idea tilting adapters were available. Do you recall where you got yours for $50? It's $70 on eBay now. Yet another item to add to my GAS list. :rolleyes: 
  9. phrenic

    phrenic Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 13, 2010
  10. captevo

    captevo Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 14, 2012
  11. phrenic

    phrenic Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 13, 2010
    I would have doubts about the quality of the glass. And it's not like the cheapest C-mount lenses that I wouldn't mind taking a chance on personally. For the price you could buy a decent tilt adapter and a legacy fast 50mm. And if it didn't work out you still have a legacy adapter and a lens that you can use like normal or resell.
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