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Moon shot with 1200mm focal length.

LightMeter

Houston, Texas, US
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LightMeter Silver Member Nikonian since 29th Oct 2011
Sun 24-Feb-13 05:28 AM

Tonight I was playing with my 2 2X teleconverters I got from KEH. I used the Sony NEX-5N with 300 f/4, TC301, and Kiron MC7 2X. The image is not cropped. I also shot the moon with the 300 and TC301 for a FL of 600mm. Is the IQ of 1200 better than cropping the 600mm image? From my observation, I say no-they're about the same. But it was a fun experiment. It was just about impossible to frame the moon in the center. And even if I did, it would move so fast lol.

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Bill

D7100 D300, F4e, N90s, N6006, N2000, N6000, D40, N5005, black F2 eye level, chrome F2AS, black Nikomat FTN

Non Nikons: Pentax 645, Pentax ME Super, Pentax Spotmatic II, Minoltas SRT 102, SRT 202, Maxxums 7000 and 7000i, Praktica LB, Kiev 4 rangefinder, Canons TX, A1, FT QL, EF, EOS 630

So many cameras, so little time....

G