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Re: Today's solar eclipse

Originally Posted by shenstone View Post
Did anyone try a solar viewing filter in front of a lens ?
Did it work?

I had a play with some ND filters and tele-converters last weekend:

This was shot using the OM 300mm and has the Olympus OM 2X-A at the back of the lens, followed by the Olympus OM to 4/3 adapter, followed by the 4/3 EC-14 1.4 teleconverter, followed by the MMF-2 4/3 to m4/3 adapter, followed by the E-M10.
I put 12 stops of ND filter on the front and shot at f8 - 1/2500.
When I first looked at the results I thought I had a problem with dust, but it would seem I have captured some sun spots!

E-M5 II, E-M1, E-M1 II, 7.5, 8-18, 12-40, 25, 40-150, 45, 60, 300


Last edited by IainMacD; 19th March 2015 at 01:08 PM. Reason: typo
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