Not Technically Good (9 photos)

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Not Technically Good (9 photos)
3 months ago

These photos were taken with a Cambron 500-800mm F8.0-F12.0 Mirror Zoom T-mount lens. The problem is this lens like all mirror lenses lacked contrast, combine that with diffraction and poor lighting and you have a recipe for disaster, The disaster manifests itself in that the lack of micro contrast produced by the lens makes most detail and noise appear about the same to remove one would be to remove the other, its a lose lose situation. If the subject matter had no micro contrast and just hard edged detail the results would look quite a bit better. The other problem was i needed an extension tube to mount it on the camera otherwise it hits the nameplate of the camera. The bird photos were at 800mm, most of the rest were likely at 500mm. The lens is now up for sale pretty cheap too.

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