Pentax 300mm DA on Nikon D800?

Started May 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
welshwizard Regular Member • Posts: 490
Re: Pentax 300mm DA on Nikon D800?

If you've enough pennies to get the D800 surely you should have something spare to get the Nikkor AF-S 300 f4....

I own both AF-S and DA* 300 f4 models...

In terms of focussing hits (speed and accuracy) Nikkor wins
In terms of sharpness (crispness) the Pentax wins

If I am at an air show or photographing birds the D3 AF-S combo is preferred. If the subject is more static then I go for the K-5 DA*

20 years ago a maginifent Mickey Thomas free-kick and Steve Watkin's sublime winner knocked the Gunners out of the FA Cup - 1st vs 92nd... Let's hope Andy Morrell's Red Army continue WREXHAM's unsurpassed Giant-Killing tradition tomorrow.....

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