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Old 10-31-2012, 04:21 AM   #5
Dennis A. Livesey
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Thanks Dennis - out of interest what settings do you find best? On another forum I've had some feedback about high f stops causing the defraction in the light sources combined with the idea of using a prime lens rather than the 18-200 - I'd be interested to hear others thoughts?

I added a few more last night with the added bonus of some interesting sky....http://www.flickr.com/photos/youthwi...7631874388108/
2 stops down from wide open usually give the "best" performance of the lens with the most sharpness and best contrast etc. I generally shoot there if possible.

However, I would say with the best lenses, wide open and closed down, only a critical eye will care about the performance.

For low light tripod shots, I set the camera to a ISO 200, mirror up and 2 second timer.
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