XT-3 v XT-4 v X-S10 with 70-300mm lens for air-shows and nature image capture

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maltmoose Senior Member • Posts: 2,165
Re: XT-3 v XT-4 v X-S10 with 70-300mm lens for air-shows and nature image capture

Strangefinder wrote:

maltmoose wrote:

I used an xe3 and the 50-230 to shoot at an airshow once and got some nice photos from it. The camera body and AF wasnt the main issue. (although certainly not ideal, i could live with it) The main issue was that i didnt have nearly enough reach..

If you want the best results get 400mm imo, any 24=26mp body will do but the xs10 has a nice grip and some useful memory modes for action so maybe that body and its not so expensive as xt4.

The teleconverters work with the XF70-300mm, too, so the reach is outstanding for the weight (especially with Sportsfinder mode.)

That XC50-230mm is a super-bargain.

Yep, its a suspiring lens but has its limitations. I'm thinking of getting the 70-300 but not sure if i should just get a 400 and keep the 50-230 hmmm

Nothing ive seen has convinced me the x2 TC is good enough combined with this lens. maybe the x1.4 TC

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