Choosing long telephoto lens

Matthew Hunt mph at pobox.com
Mon Apr 4 13:06:22 EDT 2011


On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 11:11 AM, mike wilson <m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> I would argue that there isn't a 300mm made that is hand holdable, if you
> want to take decent pictures.

These are all DA*300/4 hand-held. And I would consider myself
handicapped a bit by shooting a K10D, which I like to keep at quite
low ISO settings. 2 more stops would be a nice improvement in DOF
and/or motion blur.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/coneslayer/2917327644/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/coneslayer/2923337146/ (with Tamron 1.4x TC)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/coneslayer/2923372150/ (with Tamron 1.4x TC)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/coneslayer/2883706548/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/coneslayer/3707902187/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/coneslayer/3705394337/ (By incandescent
bathroom lighting)

Tamron 70-300 at 300mm:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/coneslayer/2525886350/




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