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Tips on Using the Nikkor 600mm f/4

jgould2

Fort Pierce, US
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jgould2 Gold Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Nikonian since 13th Oct 2007
Sat 17-Nov-12 06:58 PM

Hi Tom.

Are you sure you don't have the Gitzo 5561SGT?

I use my 600 f/4 on a Gitzo 5562GTS which is an update to the 5561SGT. I couple that with a Wimberley Gimbal and usualy use the TC-17 which puts me out to 1000mm on my FX cameras. I would have to recommend that you do not carry the 600 f/4 mounted to the tripod and head as it is just too heavy to be safe. I carry my 600 on a strap and mount it when I am ready to shoot. If the light is very good I sometimes use one of my DX cameras and no teleconverter which puts me out to 900mm.

Don't forget to have a lot of fun using the lens.

JIM

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