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originally posted by: Aliensun
a reply to: intrptr
Simply amazing how you can do that. Snap your fingers, or have an impulsive thought and problem solved. No UFOs there or anywhere. And if you DO want to see one, simply look around the sky and you will find something that will pass as one.
Any arrogance that I display about UFOs comes from being an abductee in 1964 and witnessing a low-level, slow and noiseless triangle in 1998. What are your qualifications for being a debunker when the cardinal rule is that you can't prove a negative?
You make it sound easy but it's not, it's hard, and the less light you have the harder it is to do. First, a standard lens can let in a lot of light, like F1.2 for example. Most telephoto lenses only let in a fraction of that much light and the more powerful the lens the less light they admit as a general rule which means longer exposure times and more chance for motion blur, though you can find exceptions if the lens has an extremely large objective. For the mega lenses with large objective and good resolution you can spend many times nitro67's budget on just one lens and with such a good lens there's simply no way to do what you suggest. Here's a lens I'd like to have, but it's $120,000 and even with the large objective it's still only f5.6 which again admits only a small fraction of the light of a standard lens leading to longer exposure times.
originally posted by: Cauliflower
With a long lens camera you can actually stabilize the picture by keeping your arms in close and not fiddling with the lens. You just point the narrow focus beam on the "plane" you want in focus and hold the shutter button halfway till it beeps turn at the waist to reframe the shot and and take the picture.
Canon 1200mm f5.6: $120,000
originally posted by: samkent
a reply to: nitro67
I would like to get some opinions about what camera and equipment would be good for ufo hunting.
Dumb reason to buy an expensive camera.