Tricks to shooting with the 1.4x TC and 50-200?

Started Jul 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
OP eaglevshawk Forum Member • Posts: 58
Re: Tricks to shooting with the 1.4x TC and 50-200?

The shots I was disappointed with yesterday were at 4.9, 1/400 to 1/800, non-IS, ISO 200. That's something the lens alone could typically handle, so maybe I'm underestimating the added focal length. When I stopped down to 5.6, images appeared sharper, but it was a different subject/lighting, so it's a difficult comparison. I've tested the TC on the camera and lens and found no discernible image degradation, but once I get in the field I see it time and time again. I should probably broaden testing to include different light conditions and IS.

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