A&P Borrowing a 70-300mm for the weekend

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  1. TurkeyChicken

    TurkeyChicken New Member

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    Seems like it'll be pretty cool... although fully extended it seems like it'll be tough to keep it steady, as it has no VR :eek4:
     
  2. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    i've had that lens sitting on my desk as a paperweight for over 2 years, i fucking hate it
     
  3. TurkeyChicken

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    :dunno:

    I'm really interested in seeing the longer distances. All I currently have is the 10-20mm and 18-55mm kit lens.

    I'm looking to get an 18-200mm VR later in the summer.
     
  4. Joetabasco

    Joetabasco The Wing King

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    it will do if you have no other... but the VR version is MILES ahead of the 70-300G or D lenses.
     
  5. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    its just slow as balls, and soft as ass, other than that is alright.
     
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    :rofl:

    oh well. It'll be fun to play with.
     
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    Its good for the price.
     
  8. eof

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    I like my Sigma 70-300mm APO....I think it is better than the Nikon D/G

    Edit: But it is slow and soft too...just not as slow or soft if that makes sense. :hs:
     
  9. xpinchx

    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    I have the Nikkor 70-300 AF. It's alright, it does what it's made for. :dunno:
     
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    1992 240SX New Member

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    Yeah, during the day I don't mind it. For what I got it for it's a decent lens, but once it starts getting darker it hides back in my bag.
     
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    do you have a tripod yet?
     
  12. .chris

    .chris You drown before the water lets you in. OT Supporter

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    ill pay for shipping!
     
  13. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    it dosent zoom out, only in, its gay, but no, i like it as a paperweight
     
  14. Mighty_Zeus

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    It is better than having nothing at all. I have the G. At 300 you HAVE to have it on a tri-pod, or be very lucky.

    I paid $100 for the lens, an N70 and a Tamron 28-80, so to me it was worth the money.

    70-200 Range is when it does it's best shooting imo. Because of the variable f your shutter speed is limited at the longer end ~ hence the need for the tri-pod.
     

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