Prime vrs Zoom

Started Dec 22, 2012 | Questions thread
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Denis of Whidbey Island
Denis of Whidbey Island Senior Member • Posts: 1,153
Re: Prime vrs Zoom

At 300mm, the Nikon 300mm f4 beats the Nikon 70-300, both in IQ and the constant aperture. I'd be surprised if any third-party 70-300 beats the Nikon prime at the 300mm end.

In general, primes allow use of TCs, which can be very useful for wildlife shooting.


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