Adapting a ring flash to a point & shoot camera

Discussion in 'Projects/Repair' started by docfox, Aug 13, 2015.

  1. docfox

    docfox Regular

    Apr 2, 2011
    Hatfield, PA



    Some years ago I bought my first digital camera, a Leica Digilux 4.3 point-and-shoot. One of the first things I wanted to try was closeups, but I found this little Fuji-built camera lacked features I wanted for such work: a place to attach my ancient ring-flash, a way to synchronize this device to the camera and a cable release. I built a gadget to solve these three problems - read about this project (PDF file) at:
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  2. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey Super Moderator

    Jun 20, 2012
    Cambridge, MA
    What a bizarre little camera...
  3. pniev

    pniev Student for life

    May 13, 2013
    When I saw the photo, I thought "hey, that looks a lot like my old-now-permanently-archived Fuji 4700. And it is!
    Interesting project (and some beautiful Leicas!)