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Old 22-05-2012, 07:55 PM
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Focussing Aid for dSLR's

Hi all,

When doing wide angle astrophotography, as I am practising at present, I find focussing the most difficult part. Each star becomes such a small feature in the frame that focussing is really difficult.

I just found this @ Gizmag and I am keen to purchase one. Neat-o huh?



http://www.gizmag.com/lens-focus-shi...m_medium=email
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Old 22-05-2012, 09:49 PM
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Looks a good idea for DSLR video work as the article states - and good for the Nifty Fifty with its shocking tiny focus ring. Nice idea being able to mark on focus points too. Go for it Michael - you're the guinea pig so to speak!
Worth a punt - I wonder how fine the focus ability for astro work is though?
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Old 23-05-2012, 09:34 AM
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One thing to consider though is whether the focusing aid may get in the road of any dew heaters that you may have installed.

Just something to think about.
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