Cheap reach

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Re: Cheap reach

At that budget, I can see a used one-ring 80-200F2.8. (Nice lens, I've had one over 20 years). The 70-300AF-P FX version is supposed to very very good, but be aware that there are 5 versions of this lens. Be sure you are looking at the correct version. Used may be in your price range. Here's a review:

For subject isolation, that may not work so well.   A 300F4D would though, if you can find one for your budget.  I see them advertised on Ebay for about $600.   This lens has justifiably earned high praise over the years, and adding a 1.4TC to it was for a VERY long time the only affordable way to get good IQ at 400mm.   TC does slow that autofocus though, and it's not fast to start with.

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