The Nikon 1 V1 came on sale before christmas. This was a camera I found interesting but expensive. The pre-christmas sale made it possible to get the V1 with the 10-30mm and 30-110mm zooms for a decent price. I took advantage of the opportunity to pick up the kit with the Nikon FT-1 adapter.
I’ve been working with it to learn it’s capabilities. It certainly isn’t my D300 but the 2.7x crop factor and the FT-1 adapter for Nikkor DSLR lenses means it can also produce supertelephoto results from a rather moderate focal length lens. I’ve been playing for it for a month now and have started to feel like I’m getting acceptable results.
I’ve used the Raynox 150 to provide a macro capabilty for my Nikon P7100 you can read about that elsewhere in the blog. Just search for raynox above. Unfortunately, the Raynox adapter didn’t quite fit the 40.5mm filter size of the V1. As a result, I needed to buy a step up adapter from 40.5 to 46mm to accomodate it. It arrived today so I immediately took it out for a walk around the garden. Here are the results: