Joined on Sep 26, 2022

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  • Thanks Peter, A good VR system while panning is important to me as I like to use relatively low shutter speeds of around 1/500sec when photographing propeller driven models to give some motion blur ...
  • Thanks lokatz, that is very helpful information. Your post, along with Gorky0210's, post have taken the shine off my aspiration to buy the 80-400 AF-S.  A lot of my model plane photo's are for a ...
  • Thanks Gorky0210, I'd read the older AF-D version had a slow focus but not the newer AF-S with the built in focus motor - I thought that was a lot faster!! Probably not fast enough though, I really ...
  • Thanks FrancoD That range would be ideal!! but I wonder what are the chances of this lens ever being available with Nikon F-Mount??  It is certainly something to keep an eye out for though, thanks.
  • Thanks JasonThe Birder. Both those lenses look interesting (not to mention quite a bit cheaper!) but I'd really like to keep to the f/5.6 aperture to help with photographing on dull days.  Also, I ...
  • Oh dear... Not quite the comments I was hoping for!! I'm not sure what GAS means ?? but FrancoD hit the nail on the head.  With the 70-300 on the camera I sometimes wish I had more reach when ...
  • Created discussion thread Should I buy a 80-400mm f/5.6 AF-S?
    Hello All, I have been a lurker on these forums for a while and picked up lots of useful info.  Thank you all very much!  I have a specific question I'd like to put to you please and would welcome ...
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