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18784Re: Nikon D70 query

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  • jfa15ie
    Sep 1, 2004
      Thanks for your comments Bob.

      Can anyone provide links to astro-images taken with the D70? My mind
      is almost made up to buy it but I would like to see some sample shots
      to push me over the precipice.

      James
      --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "Robert Anderson" <bob@t...> wrote:
      > Hi James
      >
      > I have the Nikon D70 and agree, daylight shots are fantastic and I
      > have just started taking night shots with it. I have the remote
      which
      > helps a lot plus the appropriate adapters for prime shooting.
      >
      > What I was not prepared for was the effect that the prism has on
      when
      > trying to focus the sun through a solar scope.
      >
      > This prism needs to be changed as it totally diffuses the sun and
      one
      > cannot focus correctly.
      >
      > I am hoping Nikon has a different prism.
      >
      > Bob
      >
      >
      > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "jfa15ie" <jfa15ie@h...> wrote:
      > > Norman, thanks for your reassuring comments on terrestrial
      imaging
      > > performance of the Nikon D70.
      > >
      > > Dodi, thanks for the heads up on forthcoming Nikon product
      > releases.
      > > I would still be interested in any comments you have on the D70
      > > regarding it's astro-imaging performance.
      > >
      > > James
      > >
      > > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "digidodi" <ddierick@h...>
      wrote:
      > > > See the Digital Photoreview site for the rumours.
      > > >
      > > > As for the 20D, it seems to have 8 megapixels in the same CCD
      > > > formfactor as the 10D, no? If so, noise level could be higher.
      > I'd
      > > > wait till I had seen the results first ;)
      > > >
      > > > Dodi
      > > >
      > > > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "d_pofahl" <writedave@h...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > > I would say, wait 2 more weeks. I heard strong noise Nikon
      is
      > > > about
      > > > > > to announce new cameras...
      > > > > >
      > > > > > dodi
      > > > >
      > > > > dodi,
      > > > >
      > > > > Can you give a source for this noise? Anything on the web
      > about
      > > > it?
      > > > > I'm considering the new Canon 20D which has some nice new
      > > features,
      > > > > but it won't be out for about 3 weeks if estimates are
      accurate.
      > > > >
      > > > > Dave
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