[LRflex] Re: Dog of a lens?
- From: Doug Herr <wildlightphoto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 22:49:45 -0400 (EDT)
David Young wrote: >I came away with an unintended purchase, but I couldn't pass it >by.... especially at the price! > >It's a 500mm f8 Reflex Nikkor, and by general reputation, it's no >good for taking photos... > >But I'm not so sure... > >http://www.furnfeather.net/Temps/Warbler.html I found it to be a sharp lens on those rare occasions when there was enough light for a fast shutter speed, but the mirror-lens backgrounds, light fall-off and lack of aperture got tiresome after a while. http://wildlightphoto.com/birds/picidae/acwo01.html Doug Herr Birdman of Sacramento http://www.wildlightphoto.com ------ Unsubscribe or change to/from Digest Mode at: http://www.lrflex.furnfeather.net/ Archives are at: http://www.freelists.org/archives/leicareflex/