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Subject: Re: DSLR resolution suffers by about 20% when electronic shutter not used with mirror up
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2018 17:01:56 +0100
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On 2018-01-27 04:07:55 +0000, Eric Stevens said:

> On Fri, 26 Jan 2018 16:31:28 -0800, Savageduck
> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Jan 26, 2018, Eric Stevens wrote
>> (in article<q2gn6d9gl21lk027v57iroqmeo1hlsoi8o@4ax.com>):
>> 
>>> On Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:40:46 +0000, David Taylor
>>><david-taylor@blueyonder.co.uk.invalid>  wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On 26/01/2018 08:21, Eric Stevens wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, 25 Jan 2018 17:51:44 -0800, Savageduck
>>>>> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>  wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Jan 25, 2018, RichA wrote
>>>>>> (in article<d97a3ed7-af3f-48b9-9796-c91014573b4d@googlegroups.com>):
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> This was done on a tripod by a known camera tester. It also depends on
>>>>>>> lens
>>>>>>> focal length, the test done was with a 200mm.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> http://blog.kasson.com/d850/d850-vibration-with-the-nikon-200-2/
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> The solution is simple; Go mirrorless!
>>>>> 
>>>>> That doesn't make sense if you have bought a dslr.
>>>> 
>>>> Is your main investment in lenses or DSLR body?
>>> 
>>> It doesn't make any difference. All my gear is Nikon/Nikon mount. If I
>>> go mirrorless I would have to sell the lot.
>>> 
>>> In the meantime I want to take a vibration free shot with my camera on
>>> a tripod. Do I now sell all my gear and buy a mirrorless of some kind,
>>> or do I merely raise the mirror before I shoot? There is only one
>>> sensible answer.
>> 
>> In your case, with your camera mounted on the tripod, raise the mirror, use
>> LiveView, and manual focus with VR off, set the timer to release after 5-10
>> seconds, and trigger the timer using a remote release.
>> 
>> ...but if you really want an excuse for going mirrorless, there it is. ;-)
>> 
>> Remember, that with an adaptor you can still use your Nikkor glass, all
>> manual, but you can use it.
> 
> If I was going mirrorless I would do as you did: start afresh with a
> downsized camera and lenses to match.

You could get a proper adapter and hot glue it to your mirror less 
databack... The Nikon Z mount is bound to have some OEM adapters, at 
least for more recent Nikkor glass.
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