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Advice Needed For 80-200 f2.8 Lens

richlewt

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"RE: Advice Needed For 80-200 f2.8 Lens"

richlewt Registered since 24th Oct 2012
Sun 11-Nov-12 07:26 PM

>Hi Rich,
>
>There are 5 AF versions of the 80-200mm.
>From oldest to current:
>1. AF 80-200mm f/2.8 ED Push/Pull
>2. AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Push/Pull
>3. AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Two-Ring
>4. AF-S 80-200mm f/2.8D ED IF Two Ring
>5. AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Two Ring Current.
>
>The AF-S version (#4) is the is optically the best and has the
>fastest AF speed.
>The Two Ring versions (#3 and #5) are only slightly behind
>optically and will focus faster than either Push/Pull or One
>Ring version (#1 and #2).
>There is also the:
>70-200mm f/2.8G ED IF AF-S VR
>70-200mm f/2.8G ED IF AF-S VR II
>
>When I am shooting Sports VR is typically turn Off since I am
>using Fast shutter speeds.
>Good Luck and Enjoy your Nikons!
Hi Marty
Great reply. This is just the info I was after. What in your opinion would be the best non-VR lens to go for then?

Cheers
Rich

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