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Telephoto lens in DX mode on D600

four eighty sparky

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"RE: Telephoto lens in DX mode on D600"

four eighty sparky Registered since 08th Apr 2011
Sat 16-Feb-13 03:36 PM

>>
>>>I think one of us is confused...? could be me...
>>>
>>>But you can't get the FOV of an 8mm out of 10mm lens.
>>
>>The image the lens projects is quite a bit larger than the
>DX
>>format outlined on an FX sensor. Shoot in FX mode, and I
>can
>>crop a wider FOV than what the camera would shooting in
>DX
>>mode.
>>
>I would have to agree that you can't get 8mm out of a 10mm
>lens.
>If there was 100% coverage on your fx you would get 10mm.
>This lens was made to work on DX and gives an FX (35mm)
>equivalent of 15mm-36 mm on a DX camera.
>Getting 10mm on an fx camera is amazing and I will have to try
>it since I have this lens too.
>Sorry I feel like I strayed way away from the question.
>In general if you are shooting with this camera I don't think
>there is a benefit to shooting in DX mode. You lose pixels
>and I believe you will have similar or less IQ than the D300.
>The D800 in crop mode may be slightly better than the d300.
>The pixel count will be slightly higher.
>

I never stated I got 8mm out of it.

I stated I get a wider FOV by shooting in FX mode and cropping in post

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