Nikon 200-400mm f/4 or 300mm f/2.8

Started Aug 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Nikon 200-400mm f/4 or 300mm f/2.8
In reply to wwickman, Aug 14, 2013

Hey Wick,

I've owned the 300 VR f2.8 for quite some time and at the time the only other option with VR was the 200-400.   The 300VR takes both TC14eII and TC17eII much better than the zoom.  Focus is fast and you got to love f2.8.  The TC14eII lived on my 300VR.  I only wish that Nikon had a 500mm VR at the time I purchased the 300 VR.  Even at 420mm or 510 with the TC17eII it still came up short for me.  I now shoot with the 600 VR lens. My suggestion is to look for a minty used 500VR lens.

Here's an example on the D300 with the 300VR and TC14eII.  A FX DSLR would be a little sharper with the larger pixels, but nothing wrong with this image.  Check the full size image.



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