tmul70

Joined on Aug 25, 2018

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  • Replied in CPL filter
    Mark, Always shoot manual, 90% of BIF are at f.7.1 to f,9.  (F.9 seams to lens sweet spot) 1650 to 2000, ISO 400. With original MK l and refurb MK ll, AF was a slight bit slower but never had any ...
  • Replied in CPL filter
    Peter basically I'm shoot everything when the  chance comes up (flowers, trees, churches, cars and just about anything that comes in front of my lens).  I my be wrong but I feel that color is a ...
  • Created question thread CPL filter
    over the past few months for various reasons had 3 canon 70-300 lens, one MK 1 & 2 MK 11's. used a Maruml cpl filter on all 3, had very good results on MK 1 and first MK ll, shots were sharp and ...
  • thanks for the input, think I figured out what has been hindering my shooting. 1)  first several days was shooting in overcast weather 2)  had filter affixed to lens yesterday had a sunny day & ...
  • Just came across this thread, also have this lens, Now have third version of this lens, first 2 had spots on front glass, Canon replaced, no spots on the current lens. First lens was tack sharp ...
  • Replied in focus problems
    thanks for the input, will do,
  • Replied in focus problems
    yes I did, at the time I thought I was getting more keepers but in retrospect might have been wish full thinking, it's been a some time since I shot distant  birds, new distant shots appear ...
  • Created question thread focus problems
    canon 70-300 mk ll in short distance (up to approx 50 -75 feet or so) is spot on and tack sharp per all reviews,  but having problems with focus at longer distance, does any body know if this is ...
  • Replied in extenders
    thanks much, a real detailed explanation, best I've seen, written in a way that even I can understand.  gives me all the info, both good & bad, so that I can make an educated decision. I've come ...
  • Created discussion thread extenders
    Using a canon 50D and Just purchased a canon referb 70-300 MK ll, love the lens, sharp as a tack just as advertised. went with 70-300 mk ll, wanted 100-400 L but that will have to wait a while, but ...
  • Created question thread to calibrate lens or not
    currently shooting a canon 50D with canon 70-300 mark 1, my close up (15 to 25 feet) stills and slow moving  birds are sharp and clear, flying birds at long end are giving me a headache, soft ...
  • Yes, I have purchased 3 from the Ebay site (all were used, one for me and one for each grandchild), all were as advertised (actually 2 looked better then advertised, one even appeared to be new), B ...
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