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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 28th June, 2011)

RAF Lynx Helicopter

RAF Lynx Helicopter
Taken over Winstanley.

Photo: John Williams  (Camera Nikon D50, Lens 70-300 with X2 converter, s320, f8)
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Comment by: David Barker on 28th June 2011 at 12:10

Good one John,so your talking 600mm on that lens how do you rate the 2x converter John? been reading up on them.

Comment by: John Williams on 28th June 2011 at 16:54

Thanks David got to get used to the converter as it can give vibration, it can also hunt a lot if you zoom a bit too much by the way I hope you didn't mind my comment on you Chinook re the shutter speed as you can see 320 just gives the motion blur to the rotors

Comment by: David Barker on 28th June 2011 at 18:08

Dont mind at all John,all tips are helpful ,I hadn't time to reset it when it flew over.My lens is a Sigma 70-300 f/4-5.6 would a 2x converter work what would it stop down to its a bit confusing?.

Comment by: John Williams on 29th June 2011 at 08:41

David you should have no trouble with your Sigma Lens as they are the same as my Nikon ie f/4-5.6 you will lose 1/2 stops what do you use for post editing as i have also had good results from the 300m/m lens albeit on a heavy crop and visits to Photoshop and Lightshop

Comment by: David Barker on 29th June 2011 at 13:42

Thanks John that's clears it up,I have Nikons software installed which came with camera [D3000]for post edit usually crop or trim on the camera but always saving the original.

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