Best lens option in the 70-500 range

Started Apr 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
ERROL FLYNN
Forum MemberPosts: 58Gear list
Like?
Best lens option in the 70-500 range
Apr 3, 2013

Hi y'all just pondering this

I have been saving for a new lens for a while, in 70-500 range, in the meanwhile the new Nikon 80-400 and New Sigma 120-300 F2.8 have been announced / released. Price aside what would be the / your preferred option of those listed below?

The lens would be used on a D800E,  for general use plus wildlife, landscape, possibly astro.

(discounting the Sigma options of 150-500 and 50-500 due to f6.3 max aperture at telephoto)

Nikon 70-200 f2.8 vr II + teleconvertors

Sigma 120-300 f2.8 + teleconvertors

New Nikon 80-400 f5.6

Thanks,

Pete

Nikon D800E Panasonic Lumix DMC-F5
If you believe there are incorrect tags, please send us this post using our feedback form.
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow