TC for 70-200 VR

Started Dec 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
sjprintz
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Re: TC for 70-200 VR
In reply to avet4life, Dec 11, 2012

I have the 70-200 VR as well and have tried the various TCs.  I thought the 1.4x looked very good but going from 200-280 did not seem worth the cost of the TC.   The 2.0 VIII was well reviewed withr the 70-200mm VR II so I tried it on my VR model.  I did not like the results.  I had to stop down to F8 or F11 to get a sharp image and the focus was a little slow.

I have settled on the 1.7 TC which is the best balance in my opinion - you get extra reach with good sharpness, just stop down a bit.

SJP

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Nikon D800E Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR +1 more
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