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Re: [OM] IMG: To Moose - Moon Revisited

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: To Moose - Moon Revisited
From: Charles Geilfuss <charles.geilfuss@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2020 16:28:16 -0400
I've been playing around with a recently acquired 600mm Vivitar Solid Cat.
Looking through it the images appear very sharp but camera shake is a bear.
Need to dig in the E-620 manual to figure out how to pre-fire the mirror.

Charlie

On Thu, May 7, 2020 at 3:36 PM Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 5/7/2020 7:32 AM, Jim Nichols wrote:
> > After seeing the detail in your image with the 100-400, I went back and
> tried all of my post-processing tricks on
> > another image, and the details are just not there.
>
> Yup
>
> > Here is the best I could do.
> >
> > http://www.gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/20200506-P5061444.JPG.html
>
> Nice improvement, but still, no cigar. :-)
>
> > I agree with you.  I may reconsider the 100-400.
>
> In fairness, I should mention that there are an Oly 300/4 lens and a Panny
> 200/2.8 with 1.4x teleconverter (=280 mm) out
> there. My guess is that the first is likely better than the 100-400, at
> its single FL and the Panny with extender as
> good, but I have no way to know.
>
> My general experience has been that FL wins, with subjects smaller that
> frame filling.
>
> I'm simply uninterested in such single FL lenses for general use. It's
> pretty frustrating having 300 mm, when I need 200.
>
> As far as shooting the moon goes, resolution is ultimately limited by
> atmospheric movement. I've shot it with a 1000/11
> mirror lens, and I don't think I captured more detail than in this shot. I
> looked at combining exposures for more
> detail. Stacking shots in layers and flipping between them, whole section
> of the surface MOVED between shots. It's
> refraction through moving cells of air.
>
> Zoomy Moose
>
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