very glad I got the new 80-400mm G for the D800. Excellent lens.

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Re: very glad I got the new 80-400mm G for the D800. Excellent lens.
In reply to Hotphotons, 9 months ago

The answer to that depends upon which Nikon D-SLR body you’re shooting with. Up until the introduction of the D4, if you used a teleconverter with a NIKKOR lens, you’d lose autofocus capabilities at apertures smaller than f/5.6, be required to use a slow shutter speed or increase the ISO since a fast aperture wasn't possible. Due to these limitations, wildlife and sports photographers wouldn't be able to utilize teleconverters in many instances that required fast shutter speeds.

Newer Nikon cameras, including the D4, D800/D800E, D600 and D7100 allow you to use slower lenses with the teleconverters with the ability to utilize autofocus functionality when stopped down to f/8.

http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-And-Explore/Article/h7ruielh/using-teleconverters.html?_#!/More-Like-This

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