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Old Sep 1, 2005, 9:32 PM   #1
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I've had my FZ-20 for approx. 3 months, now and would like to know-

What accessories should I be looking at to maximize the performance of my camera? I do 90% nature/wildlife shots, from birds to insects to fish to ???

All I have at present is a 3-pce. filter set.

All suggestions welcome.

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Old Sep 1, 2005, 10:27 PM   #2
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I also shoot 90% outdoor, wildlife, etc, so I would recommend the following: PA 62 aluminum adapter, a two stop gradual neutral density filter, polarizing filter, and a good collapsible hood to start. Possibly a telextender later (TCON-14B), good monopod or tripod, and a closeup lens for those interesting macro shots.

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Old Sep 2, 2005, 11:49 AM   #3
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mhansen wrote:
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... I would recommend the following: PA 62 aluminum adapter, a two stop gradual neutral density filter, polarizing filter, and a good collapsible hood to start. Possibly a telextender later (TCON-14B), good monopod or tripod, and a closeup lens for those interesting macro shots.
Not to mention:
Spare battery or two
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There are other adapters than the PA-62 - trawl this forum for at least three others.
Close-up such as Nikon 6T - many good examples of its' use again here.

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Old Sep 2, 2005, 12:44 PM   #4
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Hey,I forgot those important items! I'll have to look into that eyecup BTW.
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Old Sep 2, 2005, 2:52 PM   #5
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I have an old eyecup off an old Polaroid Camera on my FZ15. it works great and you can find alot of those camera being thrown out. BTW, the Polaroid Eyecup has a square opening that fits great.
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Old Sep 4, 2005, 12:09 AM   #6
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I have been using the Canon AE-1 eyecup for a while on my FZ20. Itreally makes a difference. The only problem I havewith the AE-1eyecup isit pops off at times.Does the Polaroid eyecup stay on? What model Polaroid camerawas it used on? Could you post a picture ofit?
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