First shots with my nikkor 300mm f/4

Started Feb 8, 2013 | Discussions thread
eenymac Senior Member • Posts: 1,144
Re: First shots with my nikkor 300mm f/4

herbymel wrote:

Great lens, but I finally got fed up with the lens foot and replaced mine. It was driving me crazier than I already am

Not a Nikon user, but I had the same problem with my Pentax DA*300mm tripod foot. Too small to act as a grip when carrying around.

What I did though was buy a cheapo (£15) long Arca-Swiss plate, about 115mm, and fit it to the tripod foot and it acts as a great grip when carrying casually, and also provides a very effective palm rest for steady shooting.  Also means I can then transfer it to the tripod very rapidly when needed.

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Pentax K-3 II Pentax K-1 Pentax smc DA 16-45mm F4 ED AL Pentax smc DA* 300mm F4.0 ED (IF) SDM Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited +7 more
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