70-200f/4 IS L + 1.4tc or 70-300 f/4-5.6 IS L?

Started Jan 22, 2013 | Discussions thread
jitteringjr Veteran Member • Posts: 3,600
Re: 70-200f/4 IS L + 1.4tc or 70-300 f/4-5.6 IS L?

Dags wrote:

a fraction over half stop slower than 70-200mm f4. half stop increments = f4 - f4.8 - f5.6

63/64ths is a fraction.  Why on earth anyone would limit themselves to 1/2 stops with an EOS camera is beyond me when 1/3rd stops are not only available they are what every EOS lens is based on.  Call it what it is.  Its 2/3rds of a stop.

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