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D800e with 300 mm 2.8. Surprising results without and ...

david ashley

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david ashley Registered since 15th Mar 2013
Thu 21-Mar-13 04:35 AM

The corollary to this is I did similar tests with D2X and D3. There is no really good substitute to getting closer to your subject or longer glass, even with the D800.

The D800 is a step forward and it made the 300mm lens perform much better.

I think the frame rate of the D800 would be unsuitable for sports or BIF, having used the D3.

For full disclosure, I am looking at gettng a 600mm lens.

I hope someone will share the best F stop experience for a 600 with teleconvertors. As I noted with my testing for wide open, the teleconvertors with 300 2.8 were disappointing.

I had read that the D800 is the sharpest in the F range of 4-5. Well not always true.

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