A&P My take on the D3S, 70-200 f/2.8 VRII

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  1. ok_computer

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    If youre still up, how much does a 400/2.8 AF-i normally go for?

    Off to read your blog now
     
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    Whats up with those reds? Is it because of AdobeRGB?
     
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    employee or retail?
     
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    I don't really know.. probably? Not too good on the technical computer side of things :hsd:
     
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    AF-i, not AF-s. The older AF version. I saw one for sale for 2800?
     
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    ah, I have no idea, sorry

    never really look at fast long primes because I've never wanted one :dunno:

    200-400 is gonna be rad when it finally arrives. I was borrowing this one from a newspaper shooter
     
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    Si you find fault with that picture?
     
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    I don't think the color is very nice.
     
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    Fair enough :)
     
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    I'm not a nikon guy, but those results look awesome. Also, please let me shoot with you at a game. :x:
     
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    Is the VRII worth the extra few hundred over the VRI? My friend is looking to get a 70-200 and I figured Id ask.
     
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    VRII, zoom ring perfection make it worth it.
     
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    Its DEFINITELY worth it if youre shooting FX.

    If youre shooting DX and dont use VR very much, Id say no. It all depends on how much use you think you will get out of the extra stops.
     
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    Oh word, FF it's almost a no brainer.

    Tell him to stay futureproof brah, he'll shoot FF eventually.
     
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    True story.
     
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    You convinced him...he's on his way to get it now, lol
     
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    that stick is moving about 11tybillion miles per hour in that shot. Wrist shot flex FTMFW.

    I have a game tonight. These shots got me all psyched up... :nickos:
     
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    Very impressive. The camera to me... the lens too, but I won't be lusting for that for a good while. The first version has served me well. :cool:
     
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    Same here, works fine with the D300 anyway :cool:

    FF vignette, when your background is ice, is insanely apparent though
     
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    but in my world, I don't notice it often enough to drop this one and go buy a $2500 lens that does (pretty much) the same thing!!!
     

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