AF comparison between 500D/50D/60D/7D?

Started Mar 5, 2011 | Discussions thread
OP Entropius Veteran Member • Posts: 4,268
Re: tell him...

I've done that, and considered getting a Nikon myself. I borrowed a friend's D300 briefly and was quite impressed by the AF, even on a "crappy" lens (old-style 70-300). Even when it was lsow it was usre-footed. (Sorry about the typos, posting from a slow, slow computer)

The problem is the lenses. Neither the 80-400 or the 300/4 (which are the two we owuld consider, price-wise) are exactly right: the 80-400 is (by reputation) slow to focus and not totally sharp, and the 300/4 while fantastic optically has no IS.

 Entropius's gear list:Entropius's gear list
Nikon D500 Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm F2.8G IF-ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art Nikon 35mm F1.8G ED +1 more
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