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5 Stops VR? Has Nikon Marketing lost the plot?

Ferguson

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"RE: 5 Stops VR? Has Nikon Marketing lost the plot?"

Ferguson Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for the generous sharing of his high level expertise in the spirit of Nikonians Nikonian since 19th Aug 2004
Tue 30-Oct-12 07:58 PM

>The idea of a 70-200 f/2 is intriguing, but just take a look
>at the existing 200 f/2 to start imagining what a beast (and
>how expensive) that lens would be.

I bet if it were a pound heavier and $1000 more, if it was just as sharp, I bet Nikon would hardly ever sell a prime 200. Of course chances of it being as sharp are pretty slim.

I'd really love to get a general 0.7x focal reducer for both the 70-200 and 200-400, to get F2 and F2.8 respectively out of them, even sacrificing some length. Too bad no one seems to build them (well, except for telescopes).


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