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D700 upgrade, can I use slower glass?

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"DX +300mm 2.8 vs. D700 + 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6"

monteverde_org Silver Member Nikonian since 16th Nov 2007
Mon 14-Jul-08 07:33 AM

The D700 can probably compensate the 2 stop light loss @ the long end of the 80-400mm but not the lost of IQ, focusing speed & accuracy, downgrade from VR II to VR, darker viewfinder & lost of extra reach TC's can nicely yield on the 300mm.

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