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Fujifilm GFX100
Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR

Examples: Astrophotography

These examples shot in the Alabama Hills near Mt Whitney at night using varying shutter speeds.

All exposured used long exposure noise reduction. The moon reduced overall contrast in the sky, but as compensation it delivered detail in the landscape.

Includes images up to full camera resolution and panoramas much larger.

@56mm: Lone Pine Peak over sagebrush desert, to southeast

Manual focus was used here in 100% magnified Live ViewFujifilm GFX100 autofocus was useless in the dim light, failing no matter where I tried to focus. I found it difficult to focus at f/4 with a heavy overlay of noise, so I had to shoot at f/8 to be sure of getting across the frame sharpness.

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f8 @ 240.0 sec EFC shutter, ISO 100; 2020-04-04 20:01:13
Fujifilm GFX100 + Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR @ 57.9mm equiv (70.4mm)
ENV: Alabama Hills, altitude 5120 ft / 1561 m, 55°F / 12°C
RAW: LACA corrected, distortion corrected, vignetting corrected

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