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reviewed Approve Is it possible to tether a Panasonic Lumix G3 with Lightroom or a tablet?
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comment Why are some big telephoto lenses so expensive compared to telescopes?
I can buy a 10" f3.9 reflector for under $1,000.
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comment Why are some big telephoto lenses so expensive compared to telescopes?
I disagree completely. Astronomers are very concerned about distortions, and to some extent color correctness.
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comment Why are some big telephoto lenses so expensive compared to telescopes?
Great answer! My guess is that the need for close focusing means that you need many elements and that's what causes the materials cost to be so high. Then when you throw autofocus in the mix...
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accepted Why are some big telephoto lenses so expensive compared to telescopes?
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asked Why are some big telephoto lenses so expensive compared to telescopes?
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comment Can I combine several low quality pics into one higher quality picture?
computer vision can take multiple blurry shots and create a single sharp shot? That would be awesome but I remain skeptical.
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comment Developing cyanotypes with an LCD projector
too cool! love the mystery..
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comment Developing cyanotypes with an LCD projector
Wow, you've really thought this through. Thanks. And welcome to photo.stackexchange! Please fill your your profile, we need more people like you!
Dec
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reviewed Close What would be a DSLR to use for combination outdoor photography and astrophotography?
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comment What would be a DSLR to use for combination outdoor photography and astrophotography?
I don't know if you are an experienced astronomer yet but your mount is likely to be more important than your sensor yet. Apologies if you already know this. Head over to cloudynights.com...