28-300 vs 70-300 ?

Started Oct 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
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EYeye Regular Member • Posts: 255
Re: 28-300 vs 70-300 ?

By the way, testing on a D600 seems to indicate that my 28-300VR, which resolves to pixel sharpness on 12 Mpixel D700, is just slightly soft at 24 MPixels.  I would estimate mine resolves about 18-20 MPixels for practical purposes, which is still excellent for a superzoom.  That is plenty of resolution for almost any purpose.  On the D700, I can't see any difference between the 28-300VR and the 70-200VR in the center and only a slight difference in the corners.  The D600 is a whole different story.

Doug

Please fill us in on the "whole different story" of these lenses on a D600. Thanks in advance, very helpful so far, altho photos will help illustrate the points made.

 EYeye's gear list:EYeye's gear list
Nikon D600 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-70mm f/2.8 ED-IF Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED-IF VR +6 more
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