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Dr Klaus Schmitt

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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #45 on: February 26, 2019, 16:46:39 »
Very pleasant shots you got Dr Klaus.
Interesting how close this telephoto is able to work with.
I prefer this last one and the other with the lady at the top of the page.

Thank you! Indeed, it has a very short minimum focus distance for a 250mm lens of a little under one meter!
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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #46 on: February 27, 2019, 10:42:18 »
My first mirror lens was the 500mm f/8 Reflex-Nikkor (old version). I struggled to get sharp images with it as at the time I never used a tripod, and the lens itself was very light weight.

Contrast also was on the low side, but shooting high-contrast scenes sometimes added more snap to the image.

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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #47 on: March 11, 2019, 09:55:53 »
"Carlos" - Portrait with Canon CL 4/250mm CAT

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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #48 on: March 12, 2019, 13:06:17 »
Just a bit of fun with this one ...

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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #49 on: March 13, 2019, 11:43:24 »
With the Nikon Df  and the Nikkor-Reflex 500/8 N

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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #50 on: March 13, 2019, 12:50:49 »
John, nice one.

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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #51 on: March 13, 2019, 13:53:57 »
D850 with Nikkor Reflex 500/8N

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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #52 on: March 13, 2019, 14:56:18 »

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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #53 on: March 14, 2019, 11:57:39 »
D300 with Tamron SP 350mm f/5.6 1/2000s ISO 400

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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #54 on: March 17, 2019, 11:07:50 »
That Tamron is a darn good lens, I have that (and the 500mm) too!
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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #55 on: May 30, 2019, 12:51:38 »
the Tamron 500/8 was my first mirror lens. Small size, effective lens shade, decent quality but the Nikkor is definitely better. The Tamron 350 looks very good indeed.
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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #56 on: June 02, 2019, 08:10:23 »
May 30. Df; 500/8N on a monopod (and even that is uncomfortable). These few pics give some hints about the front bokeh and the extreme compression that is a characteristic of the focal length, not of the lens itself.
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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #57 on: June 02, 2019, 10:04:11 »
Also indicative of the lower contrast inherent to mirror lenses. Otherwise, good examples of the quality one can obtain with such a lens.I always found the 500mm f/8 Reflex-Nikkors unwieldy to handle because of their bulk combined with low weight.

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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #58 on: June 02, 2019, 11:48:42 »
Hello! The picture was shot from my home from where I can see this happening during summertime in Norway. The lighthouse is located on the island of Grip some kilometers north-west of Kristiansund. Nikon Df with Reflex-Nikkor 500mm f8N on a tripod.
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Re: Show us your Mirror Lens shots!
« Reply #59 on: June 02, 2019, 11:53:54 »
Hello! The picture was shot from my home from where I can see this happening during summertime in Norway. The lighthouse is located on the island of Grip some kilometers north-west of Kristiansund. Nikon Df with Reflex-Nikkor 500mm f8N on a tripod.

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