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Subject: Re: Telescopes slowly insinuating their way into mainstream photography
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 08:59:02 +0200
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In article<9ac37687-5099-4ffe-bfb4-50755d7606fe@googlegroups.com>,
 Rich A<rander3127@gmail.com> wrote:

> It's probably a side-effect of all the Milky Way photography people have been 
> doing.  But it's interesting that people might try these devices as 
> extra-long telephotos.  They'll never replace telephoto camera lenses, but if 
> people understand how to use them (there are rules) they can get some utility 
> out of them.  A long time ago, a Japanese photog used a 3900mm telescope 
> (f/10) for doing photography, but it wasn't exactly mainstream.

In the late seventies I carved a hole in a body cap from an OM-1 put the 
metallic tube form an ocular in it and then mounted that between said 
OM-1 and a 600mm amateur telescope. I was not exited by the results and 
went on with my life...
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