This blog is devoted to the application of optical fibers in photography. I have several homemade (DIY) flash adapters channeling the light from the flash close to the lens. The technique can be used mainly for macro photography, but I will show examples for wide angle close focus techniques as well. The recent version is called fiberstrobe V3, hence the name of the blog is "fiberstrobe".

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Nikon Ring Flash Patent

Nikon has a new patent for a ring flash adapter (via and

It uses the built in flash of a small camera (most probably a mirrorless) and based on the pictures it uses optical fibers to channel the light to a ring-shaped diffusion unit. More details you can find on the translated page of egami Japanese site.

Very similar to my ring flash adapter designed for the nex-5:

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