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 Humanoid, Aug 14, 2013

The 300 weighs about a pound less than 200-400, which is a ton to carry around. Something to consider.

The 300 + 1.4x also has the expandability to use a 1.7x, but the 200-400 has been used successfully with a 1.4x. Probably a toss-up there.

If you shoot indoor sports, the 2.8 will always be more valuable than f4. No contest. And you aren't likely to need 400 mm indoors, at least not very often. Another something to consider.

IMHO, the 300 seems the better choice.

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