Nikon 300mm f4 lens with 1.7X extender? With D800

Started Jan 19, 2014 | Discussions thread
Red G8R
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Re: Nikon 300mm f4 lens with 1.7X extender? With D800

Robin Casady wrote:

Larry de March wrote:

If they are I'm sure you can find them yourself

I find no mention of him using a Nikon 300mm f/4.

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Robin Casady
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I always have one of the TCs attached to the 300mm F4 prime, since my subjects require at least 400mm reach for a reasonable shot. With the new D600 and D800 bodies that can autofocus up to F8, I typically use the 1.7x TC to get a 510mm effective reach on the full frame bodies. The 1.4x TC is used occasionally when I need a bit more light, but most of the time I shoot with the 1.7x TC. I also stop down to F7.1 or F8 if I can to get just a bit more sharpness when lighting conditions allow for the 1.7x TC. I shoot wide open at F5.6 for the 1.4x TC.


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