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My First test for the Oly 75-300. Space Shuttle on the Hudson River!

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by Gusnyc, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. Gusnyc

    Gusnyc Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 9, 2010
    New York
    I just took a few pictures of the Space Shuttle Enterprise on the Hudson River using the Zuiko 75-300. First test of this lens.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/gus_nyc/7345222216/" title="Traffic jam by Gus NYC, on Flickr"> View attachment 210146 "640" height="480" alt="Traffic jam"></a>

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    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/gus_nyc/7160077077/" title="Mini shuttle by Gus NYC, on Flickr"> View attachment 210148 "640" height="480" alt="Mini shuttle"></a>
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  2. Trego

    Trego Mu-43 Rookie

    May 12, 2012
    that is really neat.

    Looks great!
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  3. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    Near Philadephila
    Very cool! Nice sharp shots. Is the lens as good at 300 as at 200? I love all of the folks standing on the ferry and at the Statue of Liberty.

    Where were you standing to shoot these???

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  4. Gusnyc

    Gusnyc Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 9, 2010
    New York
    I was on my building's terrace (10th floors above ground). I used a little Gorillapod to help me to stabilize the camera, but the IBIS was incredibly helpful when I was framing the shots.

    If you check the pictures at the original size, you can see the damaged wingtip. It was painted black for the occasion.

    I can't talk about the sharpness at 300 and 200 yet. I will need some time to compare the shots. I just got this lens less than a week ago. I am glad I had such a wonderful subject to test the 75-300.

    New York is awesome sometimes. :) 
  5. JudyM

    JudyM Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 5, 2010
    Westminster, MD
    I heard it was being moved today, thanks for sharing the photos. You got some really nice ones.
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