Macro and sports lens

Started Oct 20, 2011 | Discussions thread
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william brennan Contributing Member • Posts: 564
Macro and sports lens

I want to get a lens to use to photograph my daughters basketball game which are in gyms that are pretty well lit. I have tried the fantastic 70-200 2.8 but it is out of my price range, the 70-200 f4 is in my range. My question is the f4 fast enough in a well lit gym? Also I like to do macro can I use the 70-200 f4 to shoot insects from a distance? I currently use my Oly 40-15- with a 2x extension tube with pretty good results. Would the 70-200 f4 with an extender also be good for close up/macro work? The only lens I own for my 60D it the 17-55 2.8 which I love.

Bill
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E510 with two lens kit, E-300 and battery grip, E1 and battery grip, 14-45mm, 40-150mm, 50mm macro, ex25, 14-54mm. Fl50 flash.
Canon 60D

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