Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Announced Dec 10, 2009 •
Telephoto prime lens | Nikon F (FX) | 2186
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Hi all I have read all the past forum posts here at DPreview on which 300VR2 (with a teleconvertor) or 200-400VR2 to get for sports or bird shootings. However i still cannot decide which lens to get for Events and concerts shootings. Obviously I can only afford one of these in the used market. The situation that I am in is that I need big aperture for most of the time, while i also need the zoom to get the tightness. Getting the 400mm f2.8 will solve my problem, but i cannot even afford a...
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I recently purchased a 300 2.8 for birding, wildlife, and motorsport photography.  This is my first fast tele lens.  Up until now, I have used an optech neckstrap attached to my D4 body when using all of my lenses (14-24, 24-70, 70-200 2.8 and 50 1.4).  Obviously, with the 300mm, I have to come up with some solution that attaches to the lens itself. I will primarily use the 300mm lens hand held, so I am wondering what others with this lens have been using to secure this setup.  I'm not sure...
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