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                   Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 11:45PM

Nighttime moon, bright light test

By DAN ROBINSON
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Moon tonight at 650mm, F8, 100 ISO, 1/60 second:


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At 1300mm, F16, 400 ISO, 1/40 second:


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Here are three 100% crops of the above image (click each to view full size):


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Bright light test at 1300mm, simulating a lightning channel with an oncoming car headlight. No flaring or ghosting so far:


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Here is what the lens looks like at the 650mm setting:


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And at 1300mm:


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