Imagery: Auto - Large Table of Contents

EXCERPT page containing first few paragraphs. 2022-08-16 00:33:50

Pentax 645D

Blur from the Shutter at 300mm

This page shows how the shutter itself can blur the image, even when mirror lockup is used. The example here is from the series with the Pentax 67 300mm f/4.

The 300mm lens was mounted with a lens plate on the lens itself, the only appropriate mounting technique for a large and heavy lens (as opposed to the camera body). This is never quite as stable as a smaller lens with the camera itself mounted in the head, but it’s what one must do with a heavy lens (see Making Sharp Images). The tripod was a Gitzo 3540XLS, along with the Arca Swiss Cube head.

Article continues for subscribers...

Diglloyd Medium Format is by yearly subscription. Subscribe now for about 33 cents a day ($120/year).
BEST DEAL: get full access to ALL 8 PUBLICATIONS for only 68 cents a day ($249.95)!

Diglloyd Medium Format covers medium format camera systems, including the Hasselblad X1D and Fujifilm GFX.

These systems are hugely expensive, so make the right choice for your own needs (full frame vs medium format).

  • In-depth lens evaluations covering behaviors not likely to be found anywhere else, based on real-world field shooting.
  • How to configure menus and buttons and best operating practices, gotchas and how-to.
  • Real world examples with insights found nowhere else. Make sharper images just by understanding lens and camera behaviors.
  • Jaw-dropping image quality found nowhere else utilizing Retina-grade images up to 100 megapixels filling up to 5K display, plus large crops.
  • Aperture series from wide open through stopped down, showing the full range of lens performance and bokeh.
  • Optical quality analysis of field curvature, focus shift, sharpness, flare, distortion, and performance in the field.
Variants 60, 100 available in full article
1/60 second at f/16

diglloyd Inc. | FTC Disclosure | PRIVACY POLICY | Trademarks | Terms of Use
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2022 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.