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knb

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Landscape with long lenses
« on: April 16, 2023, 14:04:38 »
Trying out 600mm for landscape. The Ice breakup in river Gaula (mid-Norway) with 300mm.
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Re: Landscape with long lenses
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2023, 16:34:19 »
600mm demands a good eye for landscape details, but its use can produce very nice images.

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Re: Landscape with long lenses
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2023, 17:51:18 »
Yes, it is certainly more demanding than the 300mm because of the very narrow field of view.
This is the f/4 AF-S G VR (just obtained), and it can certainly deliver if you get it right. Practice is the key here as always I suppose...
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Re: Landscape with long lenses
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2023, 22:20:20 »
I agree knb
The longest I have is 300mm, but love attempting landscapes with it.

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Re: Landscape with long lenses
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2023, 22:35:34 »
It's a challenge, using long lenses for landscape ;)

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Re: Landscape with long lenses
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2023, 23:07:42 »
Thanks for your comments Colin and John. It may be a challenge, but challenges can be fun. Just go for it with the 300, it can even be used hand-held. Something that is hardly the case with the 600 f/4.
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Re: Landscape with long lenses
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2023, 23:24:24 »
At 840mm now (600m with 1.4x TC), by a lake at the northern outskirts of Oslo.

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Re: Landscape with long lenses
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2023, 23:28:47 »
And the real reason for using the 1.4x TC (and for bying this lens in the first place), still at the lake maridalsvannet:
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Re: Landscape with long lenses
« Reply #8 on: April 24, 2023, 08:29:20 »
A majority of my landscape pictures are made with long lenses.


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Nikon D850
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Nikon D850
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Re: Landscape with long lenses
« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2023, 12:08:13 »

Long-distance lucky IR imaging of the peak of Mont Deborah, more than 150km south of Fairbanks, more details on the technique here: https://otoien.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-10/p1730522322.jpg. Stitch of two horizontal frames.

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Re: Landscape with long lenses
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2023, 12:19:23 »
Amazing detail given the huge distance away :)