800mm lens with a 2x teleconverter?

Started May 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: I've done it Barry
In reply to zofo75, May 13, 2012

zofo75 wrote:

Used two tripods The combination of lens extended and the slow speed made mirror slap a real problem. Cured it by using two tripods.

For the life of me I can't visualize what you mean by using TWO tripods... how on earth is that done?

Both the lens and the camera are capable of mounting a tripod. Usually I mount my monopode on the lens. In this case, I used the lens for one, and the camera for the other...

With the tele my lens is almost 18 inches long...

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