Some Nikkor ED 300mm f/2 IF samples

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Some Nikkor ED 300mm f/2 IF samples
Jul 19, 2011

I recently acquired a Nikkor 300mm f/2 and its custom 1.4x TC, and it was suggested to me that some might like to see some samples. I've posted quite a few on my blog [ ], and here's a direct link to the 300mm f/2 category:

One of the first pictures I took with it, handheld, from this blog post:

Focus is pretty spot on on the bird's eye, though that's entirely by luck.

A recent one, shot with a monopod at dusk, from this blog post:

Two more with a monopod at dusk, from this blog post:

The lens really attracts smiles and pleasant attention. It's very fun, but as you can tell, I need more practice with the focus. f/2 at 300mm is unforgiving.

Here are a couple handheld during the day, from this blog post:

Finally, here's one of me using it, bracing it on my knee, from this blog post giving my first impressions of the lens:


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Jeffrey Friedl -- Kyoto, Japan --

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