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A perfect match: Questar and Olympus TG-2

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#1 Rat8bug

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 09:24 AM

The Olympus TG-2 is advertised as a rugged outdoor, underwater capable point & shoot camera. It is lightweight, 12MP, and has the ability to add auxially lenses. The cute thing that attacted me to this camera is that the lenses do not extend, so close coupling is easy with no adapter tubes; just a couple of step rings. Here the TG-2 is attached afocally using a Scopetronix 18mm EP. The image fills the view with no vignetting at minimal zoom.
This is a great camera for Questar, birding, videos, etc. Image of dollar bill was 10 feet away.
http://www.barrie-ta...m/questar1.html


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Posted 22 April 2013 - 09:25 AM

Questar and TG-2

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 02:38 PM

Thanks for the tip Barry.

I've been considering a good P/S for my Questar.

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 12:58 PM

Using this setup on a stool (alt-az mode), took this shot at
ISO 800, 1/400 sec, f/6.3. Single shot of Tycho region on 22 April 2013.

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 01:01 PM

I'd get an Olympus XZ-1 or Xz-2, or Panasonic LX-5 for more flexiblity.....Barry

Thanks for the tip Barry.

I've been considering a good P/S for my Questar.



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Posted 29 April 2013 - 03:14 AM

Full moon on 25 April 2013. A mosaic of 32 images combined using Photostitch for iPad. All taken using this Questar and TG-2; un driven.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 07:13 AM

Birding with this combination. Robin at 15 feet, ISO 400, 1/15 sec.

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