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Tips on Using the Nikkor 600mm f/4

texspeel

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texspeel Silver Member Nikonian since 09th Nov 2011
Sat 17-Nov-12 07:07 PM

Jim,
You're probably correct on the Gitzo model. I've been known to fat finger things when typing.
Thanks for the insights. I typically don't carry my camera/lens combo on the tripod, especially one the size of this tripod. It would be heavy enough with the 200-400 on it. I can't imagine how heavy it would be if with the extra weight of the 600. Fortunately, I can hand carry the camera lens combo in one hand and the tripod in the other since I only have to carry it between about 15-25 yards before I set it up.
I think I may carry my D3s and my D300s next week and try both out with the lens. I will get to shoot eagles for two days with it, so hopefully, I'll start getting the knack of it. Of course, if I do and come away with some good shots it will reignite a bad case of NAS. Just what I need.
Take care and thanks again.
Best regards,
Tom

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