Do you guys use VR on or off mostly?

Started Apr 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
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ON except on a tripod
In reply to alegator, Apr 24, 2013

Using a high-definition sensor (D800) I often set the shutter speed to at least 3x the focal length when hand-holding without a tripod or VR in order to minimise camera shake. With VR I find I can lower this to 2x ar least.

My f2.8 constant zooms don't have VR. I often find I choose a lesser lens with VR rather than a big f2.8 zoom because I can safely use a smaller aperture with the VR lens and get more depth of field. Plus the lesser lens is usually smaller and lighter

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