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  1. Help..Nikon D800 + Sigma 8mm F3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye

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    I have a Nikon D800 and Sigma 8mm F3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye.. Do you think, NN4 with RD16-II + Ez Leveler2 will fit on mine?

    or any suggestion of Nodal Ninja Setup will fit on that camera and lens.. thanks guys
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    Quote Originally Posted by william anderson View Post
    I have a Nikon D800 and Sigma 8mm F3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye.. Do you think, NN4 with RD16-II + Ez Leveler2 will fit on mine?

    or any suggestion of Nodal Ninja Setup will fit on that camera and lens.. thanks guys
    yes, that is a great combination.
    you can even get R1 if you want a more compact setup.

    Nick



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    ow.. i see..thank you so much nick fan.. how about tripod that will fit on my setup to fully create a 360degree panoramic picture?
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    William, It would be difficult to find a tripod that would not fit your setup. They come with either the standard camera 1/4" screw fitting or a 3/8" screw. An adapter is supplied with the Nodal Ninja heads to accommodate both types. Avoid tripods that have a built-in pan and tilt head with sticky out arms, as these intrude into the 360x180 view. Otherwise, almost any tripod will do. However, there are conflicting requirements for the ideal tripod: it should be rigid and stable, yet light enough to carry around in a backpack, oh and it should not be too expensive. A heavy, rock solid Manfrotto is excellent, but you wouldn't want to carry it around all day. So you will have to compromise in one area or another. You may well end up with more than one to suit different situations. The topic of the "best tripod" is raised quite often in various forums. A forum search will find them. E.g. See http://www.nodalninja.com/forum/show...ghlight=tripod
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    John
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    Hi William,

    in case you choose for one with a center column, try to find one which is not very long or choose one where you can change to a shorter center column. Very long center column may stand out below the Nadir Adapter in Nadir2 shot and cover the info to get a good stitch without black areas.

    You may have a look at www.Feisol.com as well.

    For me it is important to choose one which is high enough without raised center column, that I can look through the viewfinder without bending too much in my back.

    Heinz
    Last edited by hindenhaag; 01-18-2013 at 03:37 AM.
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    thanks to both of you. it helps a lot.=) do you think, i need to buy a ball head to the tripod?
    Last edited by william anderson; 01-20-2013 at 09:58 PM.
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