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post #11 of 16
He'd totally lose autofocus if he went that route... Although i suppose the launch is far enough away that he'd be focused to infinity anyway...
post #12 of 16
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You can get this...

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Plus

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For a total of $76 for a week +shipping...

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I was looking at the Canon 100-400 it was about the same price.

EDIT its $17 more on that site...

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post #13 of 16
Video! After having grown up in Florida one of the things I miss is being able to see the shuttle launch from the front door.
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i vote for a nice video camera and a tripod. i dont know how high up the tripod could rotate, but that would be the best bet for filming something like that.
 
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post #15 of 16
I don't know about the photography, but make sure you get to your viewing area EARLY! A little camping might be a good idea. The road leading to Cape Canaveral will be backed up for 30 miles because of the launch. I hope it launches during that timeframe too. I'll be out of school then and chilling at the beach for the summer .
post #16 of 16
I am really hoping to catch the June launch. Get some good pics of it I would say.

Have always been to far South to actually see it leave the pad but have seen it in the air heading out and returning many times. Love the double sonic booms as it returns. Nothing better.
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