Are you smarter than a 55-300? For this Bigmos, the answer is no.

Started Jul 4, 2014 | Discussions thread
brandrx
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Re: Are you smarter than a 55-300? For this Bigmos, the answer is no.
In reply to paulkienitz, Jul 4, 2014

Hi Paul,

My first thought after viewing your images was heat waves due to the time of the day and probably high temperature. I have had images like these even from my very best prime lenses due to the same type of conditions.

I suggest that you try test shooting a target early in the morning before it gets too hot. Use a tripod if you have one. Remove the filter if you have one installed. Use the 2 second timer. Shoot the target at 500mm at all the apertures from f/6.3 to f/11. Then do the same thing at 400mm and 300mm. You should find that the images at f/9, f/10, and f/11 are sharp. The images at f/8 could be acceptable. The images at wide open will probably not pass the test.

Cheers.

Ron

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