Birding and the D7100

Started May 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
wildlifr Senior Member • Posts: 1,633
Re: Really Iain?

Iain G Foulds wrote:

... Appreciate all your experience, the good link, and your patience.

... Respectfully, it would be fair to include the price of your set-ups. Also, it is slightly unfair to test the 70-200F4 with a TC20. All research concludes that a TC20 is not recommended- even a TC17.

... Also, every serious shooter must develop ninja skills. Anyone can sit a mile away with a tripod.

... Best wishes.

Any remotely serious wildlife shooter understands the importance of getting close, but no serious wildlife shooter uses a 200mm lens unless there's no interest in tight shots showing great detail. Not to say that those kinds of shots can't be incredible in their own right.  And btw, the test was with the f2.8, not the f4, which puts a little more perspective on things.

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Nikon D7100 Nikon D750 Nikon D500 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4D ED-IF Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E II +11 more
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