Scary and exciting... Renting 300mm F2.8IS

Started Sep 20, 2008 | Discussions thread
Malcolm_Stewart
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Re: Scary and exciting... Renting 300mm F2.8IS
In reply to bronxbombers, Sep 24, 2008

bronxbombers wrote:
only thing I can think of it is that you can spin the tripod collar
dial a little looser and roate to it to portrait mode and tighten
again very quickly.

but there is no magic button, totally impossible since the lens puts
out a round image and the sensor is the thing that has different
lengths in each direction and nothingin the lens can make the sensor
rotate.

Timberland wrote:
No button here either.

Malcolm_Stewart wrote:

Vegasluvr wrote:

The EF300/2.8L IS lens is my standard lens ...
I love it that you can switch from vertical to horizontal at a
press of a button.

Which button?

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Malcolm Stewart
Milton Keynes, UK

The original, non-IS, version has detents on its mounting collar at 90deg intervals, and aligned, normally, with the normal vertical and horizontal positions. After one repair the lens was returned to me with the detents way off the aforementioned positions. Strange...

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Malcolm Stewart
Milton Keynes, UK

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