Teleconverter for Nikon D700

I have a Nikon D700 body, 24-70mm lens, and a 70-200mm VR2 lens. I have a keen interest in sports photography and i would like to add to my kit to be able to get great photos at a greater distance. Since i already have a 70-200mm lens i think i should get a Teleconvert instead of a whole new lens.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to which Teleconverter i would be better off getting? Or any other suggestions in general for my lenses?

At the moment all i am using is the 70-200mm lens and it does a decent job with photographs but i find the photos aren't as close or sharp as i would like. I am mostly photographing road bikes that are going extremely fast..

Thanks :)

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By tsbl2000 (Jun 25, 2012)

I use the same combo as you (D700 and 70-200mm VR2) but had a similar desire to get closer pictures, although in my case for wildlife. I use a kenko N-AF 2x Teleplus Pro 300 which gives good results. Things improved quite a lot when I fine tuned the lens but even more so when I fine tuned the lens with teleplus attached as a separate fine tune, much more than I expected. TC-20e III teleconverter should give even better results but don't forget what a difference fine tuning the lenses can make. Hope this helps.

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By mcorbs (Mar 27, 2012)

I was searching for some feedback on the same question, so I thought I would respond to you and point you to a good review on the TC 20eIII that I found.

Similar to you I have the D300s body and I use the 70-200mm VR2 lens extensively for sports photography. Though I would love to buy the 300mm f/2.8 VRII lens, as a general enthusiast only its difficult to justify the cost.

Pretty sure I am going to go with the TC-20e III teleconverter.

Here is a link to the review that I found:

Also, a really informative site for Nikon products:

Good Luck and post with your thoughts as I would be curious about what you decide.

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