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Old 11-01-2012, 09:13 AM   #7
Mark T
Join Date: Nov 2009
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Originally Posted by Dennis A. Livesey View Post
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.
Thanks for that.....

I'll keep trying - the aim of this is to perfect the technique before I go somewhere with decent trains that are worth shooting!

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