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Video: Topolino70’s N8 Camera secrets revealed – attaching lenses and tripod to N8

Topolino70 has produced some of the most stunning Nokia N8 videos we’ve seen thus far including:

Among these include some really close up shots. But the N8 has an Active Hyper-Focal lens – i.e. no autofocus but everything beyond the macro region is in focus.

In the video below, Topolino70 shares how he attaches his N8 to a tripod as well as how to achieve similar close up shots with very easy, low tech “Rubber Band/Elastic Band” solutions. We say secret, he’s never really kept it secret that he’s just been attaching magnifying lenses or vivitar macro lens :p.

Great Job on sharing the beauty of Finland. Alas I am yet to find any beauty spots around Manchester.

BTW in terms of connection to tripod, there are retail solutions out there. I’m also looking for one although my DT-22 from N93 days is still quite ok for the job. (Though a tad lop sided since it has to bend to get landscape properly). Gorilla Pod an obvious must-have.


  1. Raj
    November 13, 2010 at 9:37 pm

    Wow. that was clever. I ma see if i can make one for myself.

  2. Stylinred
    November 14, 2010 at 6:40 am

    ah always wondered how he did it, very cool.

    I was asking that korean company (Anydica) about their N8 lens that they displayed at Photokina but they weren’t interested in talking about it at all they said they’re simply looking for retailers -_-

  3. Fraddy
    November 15, 2010 at 6:10 am

    I’m off to Biltema in the morning 😀 Low budget genius solutions FTW!

  4. Mazze
    November 17, 2010 at 9:23 am

    Very creative!

    Makes you wonder why Nokia doesn’t come up with a lens accessory themselves. Would be a nice way to boost the N8 camera and another way of cashing in some $$$ 😉

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