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Shooting for the Stars: Opteka 500mm (Mirror/Lens)

10/25/2013 // 3 Comments

Sit. Allow me to share with you a story about love and hate. A curious thought invaded my mind: Are there any mirror/lenses available for DSLR’s? You see…I’m a fan of telescopes that utilize both a mirror and lens. These types of ‘scopes are known as catadioptrics. What did I do? Well…I did what any sensible person would do—an internet search. Low and behold, I came across the Opteka 500mm.  All the stats fueled an unjustified crush. The price also helped: $89.99. Plus…the lens comes with a 2x converter, effectively doubling the focal length to a 1000mm. [Click Here To Read Article...]