Can you guess the focal length?

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by George Preddy, Nov 12, 2003.

  1. George Preddy, Nov 12, 2003
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  2. Can you say "one trick pony"?

    Seriously Georgie, give it a rest already.

    Justin F. Knotzke, Nov 12, 2003
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    Darrell Guest

    600mm f:8 Stigma mirror with a 3x Stigma teleconverter= 1,200mm f:16
    x1.7=2,040mm. Mounted on a cheap plastic tripod
    Darrell, Nov 12, 2003
  4. Right answer, wrong math.

    How about a total price, including the very cool tripod?
    George Preddy, Nov 12, 2003
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    Darrell Guest

    why is the math wrong? Price, why Nobody sells Sigma cameras here in Ottawa
    Darrell, Nov 12, 2003
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    Kevin Guest

    A penny? I figured the clues were given with your obsession with
    shooting pennies.
    Kevin, Nov 12, 2003
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    Mark M Guest

    Yugo automobiles were similarly cheap.
    Mark M, Nov 14, 2003
  8. But they didn't outperform the competition by any measure.

    The answer is, it's about the same cost a low MP count, interpolated (yuck),
    Canon 10D body all by its lonesome.
    George Preddy, Nov 14, 2003
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    Mark M Guest

    I'll keep my 10D, thanks.
    Mark M, Nov 14, 2003
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    JPS Guest

    In message <bp24ep$aeu$>,
    Color is more accurate than the SD9, from what I've seen. The SD9 is
    supposed to be more accurate at the pixel level, in theory, but the
    filters used have an unnecessarily high Q, and not enough sensitivity to
    properly reconstruct color.

    JPS, Nov 15, 2003
  11. Color isn't set by the SD-9. Most reviews rate the SD-9 higher. even though
    it probably costs them money to say so. With the release of SPP2 it's
    higher still.
    Have you seen the SD-9 histogram?

    And have you notced anything interesting about SSP2? It processes RGB
    differently, it fixes some clipping issues and changes the default tone of
    yellows (as a minimum, I'm still playing with it). It also shows that the
    very overexposed, next to underexposed, highlight blooming phenomenom wasn't
    sensor charge leaking as many had thought, including me. It's fixed with
    SPP2. It'll be interesting to see the new night scenes.
    George Preddy, Nov 15, 2003
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