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Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 16th August 2017, 19:16
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Posted By cango
thanks Tord. Thought of the MC-14, but could not...

thanks Tord.

Thought of the MC-14, but could not find any at a good price.

Did some tests with a TN I have, mounting it as close as possible, and I got it to 1.3x, which is great, for it means I...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Sunday 13th August 2017, 16:48
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Posted By cango
Praslin island. I have taken the 80ED twice to...

Praslin island. I have taken the 80ED twice to Uruguay, with no regrets. I take it apart and bring with me (hand luggage) the optics part, and the empty tubes goes with the rest of the luggage. In...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Sunday 13th August 2017, 16:22
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Posted By cango
Good luck Jules, and thanks You for all you have...

Good luck Jules, and thanks You for all you have contributed.

The 80ED is one hell of a performer, for it's price. :-)

Are debating with myself if I'll take my 80ED (celestron) or the 480 triplet...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Monday 2nd January 2017, 16:43
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Posted By cango
doesn't the e-m1 have some lens focus adjust...

doesn't the e-m1 have some lens focus adjust settings - have you tried them on the 50-200? you surely have already but I thought I should mention it.
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Thursday 15th December 2016, 19:34
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Posted By cango
Daniel/Tord https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/5...

Daniel/Tord
https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/58806183

mk2 with a metabones and a canon.

Tord: great work with the excel file
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Monday 12th December 2016, 18:56
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Posted By cango
so you know, i did not suggested to stop the...

so you know, i did not suggested to stop the discussion (or move it) just to include a scope or two, in the tests (THANKS for doing them!)
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Sunday 11th December 2016, 08:52
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Posted By cango
Please don't forget to put a scope in comparison...

Please don't forget to put a scope in comparison now and then - after all we want to be on forum-topic ;-)

(for example, how is your 600mm scope/or the carbon one, compared to the 100-300 canon?)...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Saturday 10th December 2016, 09:44
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Posted By cango
Daniel - I'm looking forward to see you with the...

Daniel - I'm looking forward to see you with the e-m1 mk2 and testing with what you got now :-)

(sell what you have to finance it - ;-) )
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Friday 9th December 2016, 10:52
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Posted By cango
übersharp, daniel ;-)

übersharp, daniel ;-)
Forum: Olympus Thursday 24th November 2016, 19:20
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Posted By cango
It can't only be me, that thinks that af tracking...

It can't only be me, that thinks that af tracking abilities of a camera demands great knowledge and time to aquire it - of the photog.

Most, if not all, reviewers may be very good knowing how to...
Forum: Olympus Saturday 12th November 2016, 10:35
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Posted By cango
perhaps they bought and miniaturised the...

perhaps they bought and miniaturised the Berlebach and put it inside ;-)
Forum: Olympus Friday 11th November 2016, 18:19
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Posted By cango
12-100mm and the mk2, kuala lumpur towers. 5...

12-100mm and the mk2, kuala lumpur towers. 5 seconds, handheld. That's ridiculous.
Forum: Olympus Friday 4th November 2016, 18:39
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Posted By cango
If I had the 300 f4, I would indeed get the mk 2,...

If I had the 300 f4, I would indeed get the mk 2, but not right away. Since I don't, and do not see myself getting rid of my scopes, a mk 2 will be wasted on me... and without the handheld high-rez...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 16th August 2016, 12:25
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Posted By cango
is it known what cause it?

is it known what cause it?
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 16th August 2016, 06:07
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Posted By cango
in what conditions (shutterspeeds?) does that...

in what conditions (shutterspeeds?) does that smearing occur? besides using silent shutter.
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Monday 1st August 2016, 19:18
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Posted By cango
Many thanks Daniel! Not sure I got any wiser,...

Many thanks Daniel!

Not sure I got any wiser, though..haha, but I'll have to let it sink in a bit I guess :-)

" Some testing with a ruler and some simple math might give the answer. " Do you have...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Friday 29th July 2016, 18:49
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Posted By cango
I use IS (5-axis is) on my olympus e-m5 and...

I use IS (5-axis is) on my olympus e-m5 and tripod all the time. I rarely can go this low, (birds do move) but I've done it a few times, and without IS, I don't think I could have.

600mm 1/25s
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Friday 29th July 2016, 13:25
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Posted By cango
extension tube lenght alters focal lenght?

at the moment I have approximatedly 10-11 cm extension tube lenght (80mm and pushed out a bit, as well as the camera mount adapter out a bit.

one of the photos below was taken at 300mm (zuiko...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Monday 11th July 2016, 18:11
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Posted By cango
Yeah that's the film :-) Wonderful...

Yeah that's the film :-) Wonderful programme.

Though I haven't seen one, we, (me and the wife) were in the vecinity of one last year. We were at one of our local spots (Häringe Slott) looking at a...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Sunday 10th July 2016, 18:52
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Posted By cango
Wonderful pics, Dan. What an experience :-) Never...

Wonderful pics, Dan. What an experience :-) Never seen one.
Not long ago I saw a show (nature, tv) from Austria about Hopoes and the work to get them nesting in rural areas - and vineyards as well....
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Sunday 19th June 2016, 18:11
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Posted By cango
ah, ok. However, I can't see way you wouldn't be...

ah, ok. However, I can't see way you wouldn't be able match it, as long as they stay still long enough to get correct focus
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Sunday 19th June 2016, 08:45
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Posted By cango
beautiful shot! Detailed, pose and bug. what else...

beautiful shot! Detailed, pose and bug. what else you need? :-)
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 14th June 2016, 16:48
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Posted By cango
Haven't yet had time to do beta2. "Moving the...

Haven't yet had time to do beta2.

"Moving the grip forward towards the centre of gravity." well, no, because that would put my thumb out of reach of the wheel.

regarding shutter operation: Using...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Saturday 11th June 2016, 16:37
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Posted By cango
agree about the handful... I have already...

agree about the handful...

I have already realised that the angle of the grip is wrong. It should be straight down (90degrees) or slightly angled to the reversed side (forward). As it is now, it...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Saturday 11th June 2016, 11:23
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Views: 3,025
Posted By cango
TS Apo Pistol Handgrip ASH101 Beta 1

Well, here is the rough draft. Haven't yet tried it in the field, only indoors.

The weight balance is obviously off, putting great strain on the wrist, thus it feels heavier than it is.

The...
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