« on: May 07, 2013, 01:32:22 PM »
theres lots of space because its a desert! thats what i was trying to get across. i have hundreds of different pyramid photos, but this is sadly one of the more successful captures.
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If it's APS with an 85mm lens shooting something close to the camera then I'm not surprised there's no camera shake without MLU
What shutter speeds did you use? A lot of people think the benefit is with 'long' exposures, but not really. Fast and slow shutter speeds really don't benefit from MLU, whereas between around 1/20 and 0.5 s you should see a benefit.
MLU + EFC is even better. See: http://krebsmicro.com/Canon_EFSC/index.html for examples.
ok thats amazing!
so if i got this right, just switch into live view mode?
i did a quick test, same scenario and the difference is amazing, very noticeable ! 1.normal remote shutter 2.remote shutter +live view
the live view version is miles cleaner at 100% crop.
again i tired the same shot one with mirror up ,then one down, no difference!
I guess all the pros know about this, but for me this is a revelation ! only problem is the drain on batter from live view!
I found that the tripod weight was more important than mirror lockup. I have a pair of tripods.... the old heavy one moves a lot less than the new lightweight one.... but hang a weight off of the lightweight tripod and it gets very steady. I have a eyelet in the bottom of the central collumn that I attach to the camera bag with a length of light rope.... makes the setup much more stable.