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|Date/Time:||14-May-2012 06:25:52 +0000|
|Subject:||Re: Re: OT -- a question -- Re: Nikon D800 test with 16mm and 10.5mm|
That 1000 f11 Oly is a piece of history
I still use an OM4 as external exposure meter and as film camera. Its
lenses on Canon are close to excellence.
HEAD is as important as tripod, and balancing the camera too.
But @mrjimbo, if you happen to have around a cine-tripod, try it!!
2012/5/14 Erik Krause <#removed#>
> Am 14.05.2012 00:11, schrieb mrjimbo:
> > Also if the long lens is "properly" balanced on the tripod it has far
> > less tendancy to shake in the first place from camera vibrations
> Since it is so long the camera is further away from the common balance
> point. Hence it has more pull.
> However, even if this is relevant it won't cause the whole system being
> so sturdy like I saw it on the Sachtler tripod. In fact it was one of
> the last occasions I used that mirror lens - partly because I realized
> that I'd needed a far better tripod in order to use such long lenses.
> Nowadays I'm happy with my stabilized 100-400 Canon EF which I safely
> can use handheld in daylight and which compensates tripod shake at dawn.
> I'd dare to say that it even outperforms the 1000mm mirror in terms of
> resolution - not to speak about bokeh ;-)
> Erik Krause