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      08-31-2012, 05:22 PM   #155
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      08-31-2012, 05:24 PM   #157
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Not so sharp because it was windy a bit, but I love the capture.
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Mark, I don't remember which pins are the ones to tape off, but from what I've heard, it may not be worth it as the AF becomes extremely slow and misses target a lot. I would stick with manual focus unless you have lots of time to wait with patients.

I believe blocking the pins stops the lens from communicating fully what aperture it is at allowing the camera to keep focusing. Don't quote me on that, I read about it a very long time ago, and I might be miss-quoting as a result. But it can be done.
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Damn it mark you were right. Clouds just rolled in
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^ no kidding. I finally applied Leatherique to the Moupe thinking it'd be sunny all day.
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Mark, I don't remember which pins are the ones to tape off, but from what I've heard, it may not be worth it as the AF becomes extremely slow and misses target a lot. I would stick with manual focus unless you have lots of time to wait with patients.

I believe blocking the pins stops the lens from communicating fully what aperture it is at allowing the camera to keep focusing. Don't quote me on that, I read about it a very long time ago, and I might be miss-quoting as a result. But it can be done.
Tried it today and it didn't work. But all I had was scotch tape, which may not be thick enough. Not matter. It's easy enough to MF with live view.
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Damn it mark you were right. Clouds just rolled in
There were some breaks in the clouds coming home today, but I think it's overcast again now.

EDIT: Just checked. Some light showing through the clouds, but no breaks big enough for a shot.
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Tried it today and it didn't work. But all I had was scotch tape, which may not be thick enough. Not matter. It's easy enough to MF with live view.
I think electrical tape would work better.
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Here's my full moon pic for yesterday.

Since I've only got a 70-200 on 7D, this it 100% crop.
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Yeah, very nice shot. I get a kick out of the LCD screens. They look out of place.

Practice your PS skills and clone out the two guys in the image. Shouldn't be hard.
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