maverick01

Lives in Canada Canada
Joined on Dec 7, 2006
About me:

Lenses:
Nikon 20mm f1.8
Nikon 50 f1.8
Tamron 17-50 f2.8
Nikon 70-200 f2.8 VRII
Nikon 300 f4 AFS with Kirk collar
Nikon 200 f2 AFS
Sigma 10-20 f4-5.6
Kenko 1.4 TC
Nikon 1.4 TC-EII
Nikon 1.7 TC-EII

Cameras:
D300
D750

Support:
Gitzo 3540 XLS
Markins M20 + markins D80 plate + markins QR60
Manfrotto aluminium monopod
Wimberley SideKick

Lighting:
Nikon SB-600

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  • I bought mine used and it screeched almost immediately. It's been screeching for 10 years now. It still works fine. It stops screeching once it's warmed up. It's arguable my sharpest lens equal ...
  • Thank you for the kind words. I'm just glad I got a few right. If this had happened in the film days, it would've been a monumental waste of film.
  • So true. Before buying it, I thought I would use my 70-200 much more than I do. For the trip, I had my 20 F1.8 welded on 80% of the time - excellent results as usual, without the burden of weight.
  • I hear you. Every time I pick up the 300 AFS, I fear the motor will die. But the damn thing is so sharp, I can't convince myself to get rid of it. With ISO being what it is, it would be hard for ...
  • Created discussion thread AFS motor comes back to life
    Well technically it wasn't revived because it wasn't  really dead to start with even though I thought it was. I was away on vacation trying to get hummingbird shots with my 300 F4 AFS when my lens ...
  • Created discussion thread 300 F4 AFS - Manual focus saves the day
    I've always dreamed of capturing humingbirds, they're so photogenic. So I'm visiting a hummingbird sanctuary while on vacation in Central America and all I have with me is my 300 AFS which is ...
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  • Agreed there. I also have both and while I enjoy my 70-200 the 200 f2 is in a different league. It takes *special* pictures, in lack of a better explanation.
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