sigma 500 f4.5 dg +kenko dgx pro1.4×

Started Mar 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
MikeFromMesa Senior Member • Posts: 2,849
Re: sigma 500 f4.5 dg +kenko dgx pro1.4×

happysnapper64 wrote:

I agree that most of the shots look a little oversharpened, but considdering the conditions & his unfamiliarity with such a long lens & tc, they are very encouraging results for him. I am sure he will post better when conditions improve & he gets more used to the set-up.

Yes. I did not mean to sound overly critical.

He is using a 500mm with a 1.4 TC and the shots were taken hand held. Considering all of that I thought they were very good. I would not attempt such shots without a tripod. My hands are not nearly steady enough.

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