From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
Subject: Re: DSLR resolution suffers by about 20% when electronic shutter not used with mirror up
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From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
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Subject: Re: DSLR resolution suffers by about 20% when electronic shutter not used with mirror up
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On Sat, 27 Jan 2018 17:01:56 +0100, android<here@there.was> wrote:

>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.

If I did that I would not be able to use Z-mount lenses.
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Regards,

Eric Stevens