500 PF ED VR lens - non professional quick review

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kenya kid New Member • Posts: 19
500 PF ED VR lens - non professional quick review
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My 500 PF arrived unexpectedly a couple of days ago.  I own the 600 E 4.0 (sharpest tele I have ever used), the 300 2.8 II lens and the newest iteration of the 70-200 E.  So I can compare those very sharp lenses with the new 500 PF.

What have I discovered:  The 500PF is quite sharp but not as sharp as the three lenses listed above.  I did own the 300PF and the 500 PF is much improved over that lens.  Focus acquisition is relatively quick but not as rapid as my other lenses.

However it is so LIGHT and small - it will be amazing for bird photography and wildlife in general.  You take it out of the box and you just can't believe that it is a 500mm lens.  It is virtually the same weight as the 70-200.

So far this lens is a keeper.

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