Is VR essential with exotic telephotos?

Started May 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
RBFresno
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Re: Is VR essential with exotic telephotos?
In reply to RawRascal, May 30, 2012

I'm leaning towards the 500/4 for the reach and weight advantage.

I'm starting to believe I should get the latest lens with VR and avoid the older model for the Nikon service advantage.

Will the 2.0 (TC-20E III) teleconverter result in unusably soft images?

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1021&message=41639548

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