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phantomsailor

Norwich, US
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phantomsailor Registered since 03rd Oct 2009
Sun 20-Mar-11 01:51 AM

When I focus on the moon I get a double image. Any ideas of correcting this problem?

D5000 with Sigma 200-500mm Lens occurs both with and without lens hood

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JosephK

Seattle, WA, US
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#1. "RE: Moon shot advice" | In response to Reply # 0

JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Nikonian since 17th Apr 2006
Sun 20-Mar-11 08:27 AM

The first thing to check would be the number of filters on the lens. If you have any on, remove them all.

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Joseph K
Seattle, WA, USA

D200, 17-55mm f/2.8 DX, VR 70-200mm f/2.8 II, 50mm f/1.4 D,
18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 DX, 70-300mm f/4-5.6 ED, D70S

phantomsailor

Norwich, US
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#2. "RE: Moon shot advice" | In response to Reply # 0

phantomsailor Registered since 02nd Oct 2009
Sun 20-Mar-11 01:32 PM

Makes sense Joseph. As long as I've been around cameras I should have thought of that.

No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer It has chosen.
Minor White
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