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Moon - Nikon J4, 200-400mm @400mm, FT-1, TC 1.4 EII = 1512mm


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#1 Art

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 10:11 PM

Nikon 1 J4

Nikon Nikkor 200-400mm f4/G @400

Nikon FT-1 Adapter

Nikon TC 1.4 EII

Tripod

10s self timer

 

1512mm lens equivalent

 

This combination is NOT supposed to be compatible... or it is not listed, yet it works!

 

Judge for yourself.

 

About 55% crop... not bad, a pretty much full screen image!

 

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 11:13 PM

Looks good to me Art and it sure does look like it works. The funny part is when I had the V1 there was no limitations on which lens worked with the FT1 it seems to have popped up with later models.

 

Nicely done.

 

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Posted 02 June 2017 - 12:32 AM

Thanks, Jim. I enjoyed layering it on! Happy it works.

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Posted 03 June 2017 - 08:20 AM

Nice! it has sort of a soft resolution to it.

 

I take it the rain stopped up there  :P


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Posted 03 June 2017 - 01:07 PM

Hi Art,

 

I noticed the same thing that Lea noticed, on the RH side of the moon.  It appears relatively sharp at the bottom centre, near the start of the shadow.  However, quite blurry on the lit side.  Is that what made you think of running to the car?  :lol:


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Posted 03 June 2017 - 03:42 PM

Nice combo though I'm not sure about the 10s exposure. Remember, there is constant movement...

 

I'd recommend you to give it another go, Art.

 

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Posted 03 June 2017 - 06:02 PM

Nice! it has sort of a soft resolution to it.
 
I take it the rain stopped up there  :P


Shot this through a hole in the clouds, which is why it is not really 100% sharp.

Had to guess the opening showing up in the moving clouds.

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Posted 03 June 2017 - 06:06 PM

Hi Art,
 
I noticed the same thing that Lea noticed, on the RH side of the moon.  It appears relatively sharp at the bottom centre, near the start of the shadow.  However, quite blurry on the lit side.  Is that what made you think of running to the car?  :lol:


Not sure why but will try again with different set up.

Part of the problem is that I used a TC, that will soften the image.

I used 1/800s shutter, need to double this.

Herman,

10s is a ten second timer to steady the lens before engaging shutter!

There is a lot of vibration after pressing shutter to trigger self timer. May be an issue.

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Posted 03 June 2017 - 11:23 PM

I too use the shutter delay when shooting the moon!

 

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Nikon 1 stuff: Nikon V1, Nikkor 10mm f2.8 pancake w/HN-N101 & HC-N101, Nikkor 10-30mm f3.5-5.6 w/HB-N101 Aspherical VR,, Nikkor 18.5mm f1.8 w/HB-N104, Nikon 1 FT-1, SB-N5 w/Polaroid Diffuser .

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Nikkor 24-85G ED AF-S VR, 70-300G ED AF-S VR, 28-105 3.5-4.5 AF-D, 50 1.8 AF-D, Nikkor 18-35 f3.5-4.5 AF-D ED.

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MF Rokinon 85mm f1.4 ASP AE UMC(Ai-P)

Sigma 24-70 f2.8 EX DG HSM, Tamron's SP 70-200 f2.8 LD Di IF/Macro BIM, Kenko Pro 300 1.4 TC DGX, Tokina 100 f2.8D Macro At-X.

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