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Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM

 
2loose
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Jan 27, 2016 21:16 |  #1156

PeterAlex7 wrote in post #17872955 (external link)
Which one sharper between 200 f2L IS against 300 f2.8L IS II ?

I want to use one of them to shoot portrait, candid, handheld-ly.

Yes the 200L f2 has 5 stop IS, but the 300L II is lighter.

I don't know which one is sharper, but for your portrait purpose, I think 300mm is a bit too long and none of them are "candid" lens.


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Jan 27, 2016 21:17 |  #1157

with 2X TC III


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Jan 29, 2016 01:45 |  #1158

PeterAlex7 wrote in post #17872955 (external link)
Which one sharper between 200 f2L IS against 300 f2.8L IS II ?

I want to use one of them to shoot portrait, candid, handheld-ly.

Yes the 200L f2 has 5 stop IS, but the 300L II is lighter.


Are you sure about 5 stops?


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PeterAlex7
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Jan 29, 2016 02:55 |  #1159

2loose wrote in post #17875684 (external link)
I don't know which one is sharper, but for your portrait purpose, I think 300mm is a bit too long and none of them are "candid" lens.

Yeah I think so, 300mm is not just a bit too long, its much longer than what I need. I was trying on apsc with 70-300 lens at 188mm, I found its too long for me.

Arturasz wrote in post #17877266 (external link)
Are you sure about 5 stops?

I read it from 2 local photography store website, and 5 stop IS is what they wrote in the lens description.




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Scott_online
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Feb 02, 2016 03:58 |  #1160

From a recent trip to Norway. (Also posted in the Birds forum).

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/CMmd​qM] (external link)2016-01-24 10-28-40 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DGqB​j9] (external link)2016-01-24 11-56-58 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DbfE​Ax] (external link)2016-01-24 12-48-49 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DAtL​hz] (external link)2016-01-28 12-50-57 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DGqB​ej] (external link)2016-01-28 11-53-16 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/Dykc​WS] (external link)2016-01-28 12-42-21 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DJJY​VX] (external link)2016-01-28 13-08-38 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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Feb 03, 2016 03:45 |  #1161

From a recent trip to Norway. (Also posted in the Birds forum).

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/CMex​F5] (external link)2016-01-29 12-53-18 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/CMmd​nF] (external link)2016-01-29 13-14-43 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DbfE​Cg] (external link)2016-01-29 12-57-41 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/Dykd​3J] (external link)2016-01-29 12-57-07 (external link) by Scott Grubb (external link), on Flickr

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Feb 03, 2016 04:21 |  #1162

^^ Whoa...nicely done, brotha :-) ^^


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Feb 03, 2016 10:15 |  #1163

Did you sharpen your pictures? All of them looked sharp, really sharp. :eek:




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Feb 03, 2016 11:33 |  #1164

Three from today, all with the 1DmkIV + 300mm + 1.4x TC:

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DdH3​sp] (external link)Sunlit Pony (external link) by Mark Corpe (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/CPQR​wo] (external link)Long tailed tit (external link) by Mark Corpe (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DCRv​tv] (external link)Coaltit (external link) by Mark Corpe (external link), on Flickr



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Feb 03, 2016 12:34 |  #1165

PeterAlex7 wrote in post #17884297 (external link)
Did you sharpen your pictures? All of them looked sharp, really sharp. :eek:

I occasionally use a little bit of edge-sharpening (in Aperture) but it's an incredibly sharp lens - the sharpest according to DxOMark although it probably pains them to say it.

http://www.dxomark.com ...de=list&yDataType=r​ankDxo (external link)


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Feb 07, 2016 01:36 |  #1166

Scott - your photos are outrageously amazing! WOW!


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Feb 07, 2016 04:31 |  #1167

Aressem wrote in post #17888892 (external link)
Scott - your photos are outrageously amazing! WOW!

Thank you!


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Feb 12, 2016 00:24 |  #1168

with 2X TC III

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Lenses: Canon EF 85mm f1.2L II, Canon 24mm TS-E f3.5L II, Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8L II, Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II, Canon EF 70-200mm f4L IS, Canon TC 1.4X III, Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS

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Feb 12, 2016 18:46 |  #1169

2loose wrote in post #17895154 (external link)
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Just outta control awesome! WOW!


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Feb 13, 2016 00:17 |  #1170

Tomi Hawk wrote in post #17896074 (external link)
Just outta control awesome! WOW!

Thanks Tomi!


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Lenses: Canon EF 85mm f1.2L II, Canon 24mm TS-E f3.5L II, Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8L II, Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II, Canon EF 70-200mm f4L IS, Canon TC 1.4X III, Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS

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