Interested in the FE 70-200 but

Started Apr 17, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: Interested in the FE 70-200 but
In reply to Dandrewk, Apr 17, 2014

Dandrewk wrote:

Depends on the usage. For a telephoto zoom, I'd expect most folks want fast autofocus and ergonomics over close focus. I'd guess about 95% of the shots I took with my Nikon 70-200 f2.8 were focused at infinity.

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True, but you are probably using your f/2.8 for action type shots and with a fast AF system behind it.  This lens is a 1500$ f/4 built to be light weight so it can be easily carried around - in my opinion.  Zoom is for flexibility, no?  Ability to focus more closely at the tele end is just one more item of flexibility to have.

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