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Holy starbursts!

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by nickthetasmaniac, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    People seem to get excited about the outright speed of the CV Nokton twins, which is fair enough - they are, well, rather fast... But gees, is there any other lens, for any format, that produce 10-pointed starbursts quite this crisp?

    GH2 + Nokton 17.5mm

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  2. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    Wow! Nicely done. :2thumbs:
     
  3. Henk

    Henk Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 18, 2010
    the Netherlands
    Interesting! Is this an image shot during your trip in Europe?
    Thanks for sharing Nick.
     
  4. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    Hi Henk, nope this shot is from my balcony in Launceston (Tasmania, not the UK Launceston...)
     
  5. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Cool stuff, Nick!
     
  6. aragorn1980

    aragorn1980 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Aug 10, 2012
    Athens Greece
    Takis
    Nice shot!
     
  7. woof

    woof Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Oct 18, 2011
    The present.
    Pentax 15mm f/4 Limited produces starburst at the drop of a hat, and it is a pretty sharp lens. Starbursts are well formed. Fourteen point stars however, not ten.

    Not the greatest example, but somewhat interesting. Shows how easily this lens produces this effect.

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