100mm macro L vs non-L

Started Jan 7, 2013 | Questions thread
WilbaW
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Re: 100mm macro L vs non-L

MAC wrote:

WilbaW wrote:

cpharm86 wrote:

Would the IS be the determining factor in purchasing the L version over the non-L version?

It was for me, but I didn't know at the time how it would pay off. The 100L has transformed how I shoot macro. I use it in AI Servo with a single AF point, and the stability of the viewfinder image makes that a lot easier. It even works with a TC or short extension.

do you have a TC working with 100L? And AF is maintained? Which one?

Yeah, the Kenko Teleplus PRO 300 DGX 1.4x works with it. I think mine has a blue dot (earlier versions had different colour dots and aren't quite as good, apparently).

I use it with a 60D. You know the TC is there 'cos the AF is a bit clumsier, but it works okay with steady hands and slow moving subjects all the way down to MFD.

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