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Old May 12, 2007, 9:04 AM   #1
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Hello All,

Had this test in the can and finally decided how to present it to you.


Sony DSC-H9, 75x Max Telephoto test as VGA sized images. Shot May 4, 2007.
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NO PP. One image cropped to eliminate person on bench. Image quality not purpose of test, saved as low JPEGS. ( normally I would save to Tiff and then re-size for web)

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Tripod, Steady State on.
Wide views are at 1) max wide 31mm, 2) approximately 50 mm, normal human field of view.
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Note: MM notations of 465 mm and 732 mm are lens limit, Tele photos are 75x zoom from native lens or tele convertor as noted.

What good is VGA?
After this shoot I know my surroundings at this location better than I ever did before. It opened a whole new world.

Here is the link to my Tele Test:

http://www.nickphoto123.smugmug.com/gallery/2835576

I am very anxious to hear your responses on this one.

P.S. If you missed my H9 'Test Conclusion' thread it is here:

http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=570492&forum_id=28

Regards,

Nicholas
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Old May 14, 2007, 7:34 PM   #2
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Hi Nick,

I may be being a bit daft, but were all of the 732mm pics taken with the teleconverter?

I think the pictures were simply astonishing, proving the quality of the lens and OIS,

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Old May 14, 2007, 9:10 PM   #3
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Hi Steve,

Yes. It is Amazing, isn't it?.

I used my tripod and still used Steady State and 2 second timer ( which is functionally fantastic by the way ).

The slightest movement had a large effect on the composition.

This is actually all new to me, such a far reach ( could not afford it with my DSLR ), i get confused by 15x, 75x, tele convertor, etc.

It is alot of fun, especially to be able to share it with you allhere at Steves-Digicams.

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