800mm f/5.6...lighter than 600mm f/4....nice!

Started Jan 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
jamesdak Veteran Member • Posts: 4,827
Re: I don't think so...

JimPearce wrote:

I shoot at 700 f5.6 about 2/3 of the time with a D300, usually with a taking aperture of f7.1. ISO seldom exceeds 400. Sure, a little more ISO would help.

Yeah I'm with you Jim.  I rarely exceed ISO 400 yet shoot all sorts of stuff with my manual focus 800mm.  Just takes practice and good technique.  The viewfinder on my D300 is the biggest problem.  I usually just trust to the focus indicator vs my eyes to ensure focus.

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