Advice please - wait for the f4 70-200 VR, or spend almost as much on 80-200 AF-s 2.8?

Started Oct 24, 2012 | Questions thread
Mebyon K
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Re: Advice please - wait for the f4 70-200 VR, or spend almost as much on 80-200 AF-s 2.8?
In reply to rlb4, Oct 26, 2012

rlb4 wrote:

Pouncer wrote:

If you are shooting sports or wildlife (or kids) with fast shutter speeds, VR isn't needed.

Garrett

Is there a shutter speed at which VR is useless? This is for shooting sports and fast action.

VR is useless where the subject is moving quickly as a fast shutter speed is required. VR only compensates for your body/hand movement when hand holding the lens, contrary to the apparently widely held belief that it will somehow produce a sharp result of a moving subject when a slow shutter speed is used.

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