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Comparison: 70-200 f4 vs f2.8

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ZoneV Silver Member Nikonian since 08th Jan 2005
Wed 02-Jan-13 04:50 PM | edited Wed 02-Jan-13 05:06 PM by ZoneV

Here's a simple mnemonic I just made up to help remember what was discussed above in this thread:

-Fast subject...fast lens
-Slow subject...slow lens
-VR...VeRy slowwww


Heck, I'll bet that's where the term "fast aperture" came from; the fact that one can use a faster shutter speed with a larger lens aperture.

Finally, I feel that Nikon's term "Vibration Reduction" is a more appropriate term for the technology than other manufacturers' term: "Image stabilization". As mentioned, VR is a tripod substitute, nothing more. The shutter speed is still slow.

Of course, we all know it's only a matter of time until Nikon comes out with an "EMR" technology that mimics the selective effect of a higher shutter speed. (Electronic Motion Reconstruction)

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