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When taking pictures of the full moon , useing a 300mm lens with a3x converter i could not get a good focus at infinity /

Im useing an albinar adg 75~300mm lens with a rokunar tele-converter 3x

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What is the question?

I'm going to assume that you're getting a featureless white blob for the moon, and you want to know how to fix it.

Switch to manual exposure mode. The camera's meter is trying to make the entire scene a midrange. Since the scene is dominated by a black sky, it will overexpose in an attempt to make the sky come out gray, resulting in the full moon washing out completely.

Think about what you're photographing. It's a big rock under a midday sun, isn't it? The proper exposure for that is the "Sunny-Sixteen-Rule." That simply means that the proper exposure is f/16 at a shutter speed of 1/ISO. So, for ISO 200, use an exposure of f/16 at 1/200 seconds, or an equivalent (such as f/11 at 1/400 seconds, etc.)

If you're using a digital camera, you can check the exposure and the histogram immediately and adjust if necessary. If you're shooting film, bracket a couple of stops in each direction.

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At 300mm focal length at a distance of 200 yards away what F stop will give me edge to edge sharpness in my photos?


The edge-to-edge sharpness of your lens is a function of the optical design much more than f-stop. What I would be more concerned with is depth of field. The important consideration is what the closest and farthest point you want to be in focus. Here are some figures that might help. For a 300mm lens focused at 200 yards (600 feet), mathematical calculations yield the following (0.03 mm circle of confusion in all cases):

f/22
Near limit = 256' 3", far limit = infinity, total depth = infinity, hyperfocal distance = 447' 5"
F/16
Near limit = 303' 9", far limit = 24,350' 8", total depth = 24,046' 11", hyperfocal distance = 615' 2"
f/11
Near limit = 359' 2", far limit = 1,821' 3", total depth = 1,462' 1", hyperfocal distance = 894' 9"
f/8
Near limit = 403' 4", far limit = 1,172' 2", total depth = 767' 10", hyperfocal distance = 1,230' 4"
f/5.6
Near limit = 447' 4", far limit = 910' 12", total depth = 463' 8", hyperfocal distance = 1,757' 7"

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Which digital camera can fit Albinar ADG lens 80-200mm


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Which digital camera can fit albinar-adg 80-200mm F.3.9


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Night focus maxxum 7000


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I can't get the lens to focus at all on any close up setting manual or auto. I have been trying to take pictures of flowers and insects with it set to close up and I have tried also with it on manual...


The 70-300mm lens won't focus closer than about 5 feet (1.5 meters). If you need to get closer, there are several alternatives. Here are some in descending order of cost (and picture quality).

A special "macro" or "micro" lens. Some lenses are designed to focus closer than others.

Extension tubes. These are tubes that fit between the lens and the camera body. By putting more distance between the camera and the lens, the focus point moves closer to the camera.

Close-up lenses. These are like filters in that they screw onto the front of the lens, but act like a magnifying glass.

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However, if you have problems with the AF (sometimes it has trouble, especially in low light) you can switch it to MF, and focus manually by changing the ring.

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