Lens VR unit IR leakage affects long exposures - cont'd.

Started Feb 17, 2008 | Discussions thread
OP Marianne Oelund Veteran Member • Posts: 7,788
VR 18-200 IR leak - a wider view
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SteveL54 wrote:

Marianne Oelund wrote:

I did check the operation of the 18-200 on the D3, though, and the IR
pattern is very interesting. No smooth gradients in the "bigger
picture;" there are clear light and shadow areas on the sensor. If
anyone's interested, I can post a sample.

Yes, I'd be interested in seeing such an image. It's useful to be
able to identify the signature of such issues.

Here you go - taken with the D3 at ISO 25600 in just 30 seconds, rather than 30 minutes:

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