Telescopes

Long-distance photography fascinates many photographers. The thought of photographing wildlife or obtaining a close-up of the moon makes the photographer long for a super tele-photo lens. The longest telephoto lens made by Panasonic is a 100-300 mm zoom. This will provide impressive views, but suppose you want something even longer? Well one way to accomplish your goal is to attach your camera to a telescope. This can be accomplished easily if you have the right telescope and the right accessories. Mounting will be as simple as removing the lens, replacing it with an adapter, and inserting the camera and adapter into the eyepiece holder. An image of the subject is projected directly onto the camera’s sensor—a method known as prime focus ...

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