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05-10-2013, 11:42 AM   #1
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Q on this thing

I just thought of this: Did anyone try the Q on a certain white-ish lens?

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Oh the diffraction...
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Imagine the tripod needed to support that monster!
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it comes custom mounted on it's own truck!

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The cool thing is that the Q gives us mortals the capability of getting an equivalent FOV to this monster if we want to. I could add a 2x TC to my $450 Tokina 150-500 f5.6 SD for a 1000mm f11 which would give me a 5580mm at f11 -- a touch faster than the Canon, with a 4m MFD (30x closer), and I don't need the truck to transport or support it.

If I were to do this, I could claim that IQ is equal or better, and who would be able to dispute it. . .?

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The guy who puts the Canon on his 1DX ?

I'd really, REALLY like to see the Q used with this lens. Who needs multi-billion-dollar observatories anyway?
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I think I see God's nose-hair!!!
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I have seen sharper moon shots on this forum than in that video, OK it must be the video but they could have removed CA

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