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Jupiter with a Sigma 150-600mm C

 
lozw
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Apr 07, 2015 02:46 |  #1

My first attempt at photographing something like this so moderately pleased.

Taken with the new Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary lens on Canon 70D. (so 960mm equiv)

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Now to try some stacking. And add a teleconvertor

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ChibiM
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Apr 07, 2015 02:59 |  #2

Not bad, didn't even know you could actually see it by merely a lens.


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Apr 07, 2015 16:03 as a reply to ChibiM's post |  #3

Haha, not sure you could call the sigma 150-600 a mere lens. My telescope is only 480mm in focal length, though it is considered a wide field scope. But yes, Jupiter is closer and bigger than you'd think when it comes to photographing this gas beauty.


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Apr 07, 2015 16:08 |  #4

Wow, might have to try that with my Siggy 120-300 with the 2x TC on it.


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Apr 07, 2015 16:13 |  #5

Cool! Wonder how a 2x TC would work.....


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Apr 07, 2015 16:35 |  #6

p.s great capture and detail btw!


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Apr 08, 2015 02:12 |  #7

cutwater wrote in post #17508327external link
Cool! Wonder how a 2x TC would work.....

I should know soon.
My local lens hire company has the new Sigma TC-2001 and 1401 on order and should be here in a few days.
Not sure I would have enough usage to justify buying a 2x convertor, but a few days rental will be cheap.

I may buy a 1.4x TC-1401 though.


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Apr 08, 2015 06:29 as a reply to lozw's post |  #8

I find focusing anything smaller than the moon very difficult with my 2x and tamron 200-400mm. Keen to hear how you go.


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Apr 08, 2015 08:55 |  #9

legoman_iac wrote in post #17508982external link
I find focusing anything smaller than the moon very difficult with my 2x and tamron 200-400mm. Keen to hear how you go.

The solution (I think...) is to use EOS Remote - as long as you have a wifi enabled camera.

The problem I found with the 150-600 is that even on a decent tripod, as soon as you engage Live View and 5x or 10x magnification to help with manual focusing, then as soon as you touch the focus ring then even the slightest movement is magnified so much in the view that it is hard to do as the object jump all over the place and will disappear from the view. Worse, when the object is moving itself.

However, with EOS Remote you have no need to touch the camera and the manual focusing with a magnified view can be done remotely, and there is no movement at all.


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Apr 08, 2015 10:46 |  #10

Very nice, congratulations.


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Apr 20, 2015 17:24 |  #11

WOw. Impressive that you could make out detail with a 600mm. :eek:


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Apr 21, 2015 01:44 |  #12

AbPho wrote in post #17525476external link
WOw. Impressive that you could make out detail with a 600mm. :eek:

Well 960mm on a crop remember ;-)a


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Apr 21, 2015 02:57 |  #13

lozw wrote in post #17507556 (external link)
My first attempt at photographing something like this so moderately pleased.

Taken with the new Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary lens on Canon 70D. (so 960mm equiv)

Cropped.
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/rGTE​Bh] (external link)
jupiter (external link) by lozwilkes (external link), on Flickr

Now to try some stacking. And add a teleconvertor

Great shot!! I have the Sigma 150-500 so will have to give it a go sometime.


lozw wrote in post #17509101 (external link)
The solution (I think...) is to use EOS Remote - as long as you have a wifi enabled camera.

The problem I found with the 150-600 is that even on a decent tripod, as soon as you engage Live View and 5x or 10x magnification to help with manual focusing, then as soon as you touch the focus ring then even the slightest movement is magnified so much in the view that it is hard to do as the object jump all over the place and will disappear from the view. Worse, when the object is moving itself.

However, with EOS Remote you have no need to touch the camera and the manual focusing with a magnified view can be done remotely, and there is no movement at all.

Oh I have tried focusing in live view manually with my 60D and it is a nightmare trying to carefully and delicately hand turning the focus ring then watch the camera move violently. I don't think the 60D has wifi :(
I do own the Vello Shutterboss VI (I see now they have a VII) but I have never known there were any remotes you could focus thru wifi.
What is your EOS Remote?


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Apr 21, 2015 08:49 |  #14

I have been waiting to try this myself since my 150-600C arrived and every single night there has been at least some cloud cover right where I need the camera pointing. Great shot and glad to know the lens can actually manage what I am hoping :)


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Apr 21, 2015 14:46 |  #15

Inspeqtor wrote in post #17525958external link
Great shot!! I have the Sigma 150-500 so will have to give it a go sometime.

Oh I have tried focusing in live view manually with my 60D and it is a nightmare trying to carefully and delicately hand turning the focus ring then watch the camera move violently. I don't think the 60D has wifi :(
I do own the Vello Shutterboss VI (I see now they have a VII) but I have never known there were any remotes you could focus thru wifi.What is your EOS Remote?


I guess this can help. Click on play and see the clip. Download is the next link:
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LINK to download EOS Remoteexternal link

Then though not sure about any particular camera model, many are amenable to have accessory WiFi via use of Memory cards that act dual, both storage and WiFi module:

LINK to EyeFiexternal link
LINK to Cheaper yet same sort of thing FlashAirexternal link
And there are a couple more like EZ share etc.


There was a link to a mobile router that also can do magic for cameras that have no WiFi for remote access, a lot of neat control over the bottoms, wirelessly, I believe left by Griz or Jimmy in past and if I remember correctly it was either for TP-LINK Travel Router-TL-MR3020 or D-Link DIR-635 router. Hope if they reading this, can add a note.


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