1.4TC + 80-200 AF-D or 80-200 AF-D + crop
I have a D300 and will be attending our "Defenders of Freedom" airshow in a couple of weeks. Will the image quality be better if I use a 1.4TC and crop less, or just my lens and crop more? I don't own a TC yet, but am considering this purchase for this event and others like it.
#1. "RE: 1.4TC + 80-200 AF-D or 80-200 AF-D + crop" | In response to Reply # 0antca Registered since 05th Feb 2007Sun 16-Aug-09 12:34 PM
I use a Kenko 1.4 and am happy with it. I prefer to get a close what i want and not crop much if I can help it. Quality does suffer a bit but I also prefer not to pixel peep!
Remember with AF -d you have to go other than Nikon for the tele converter... I like the kenko.
D300 / D70s and not enough lenses!
#3. "RE: 1.4TC + 80-200 AF-D or 80-200 AF-D + crop" | In response to Reply # 1splatt1016 Nikonian since 15th Oct 2008Sun 16-Aug-09 05:45 PM
Yes, I was looking at the Kenko Teleplus PRO 300 "DG" AF 1.4x Teleconverter. Since I am on a budget (and who isn't?), I'm wondering if I really gain much using the TC verses cropping more.
#2. "RE: 1.4TC + 80-200 AF-D or 80-200 AF-D + crop" | In response to Reply # 0
Another factor to consider is that it is easier to keep the aircraft framed nicely without the TC. The narrower angle of view with the TC fitted can make it harder to track fast-moving jets
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