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Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

 
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DreDaze wrote in post #8401186external link
^^i don't know if the glass is what caused that...i think you gotta get that shutter speed up higher than 1/20 @ 300mm...the IS isn't that good

ouch! I swear every time I looked at that I saw 1/200, not 1/20. I need to delete and bury that post. :o

Aug 04, 2009 23:25

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WOW!! This thread is great and it confirms that I made the right choice for buying a 70-300mm IS lens today to use at my daughter's soccer games! This is great and I can't wait to get to some games to shoot with it!

Aug 05, 2009 14:12

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draw4u wrote in post #8405056external link
WOW!! This thread is great and it confirms that I made the right choice for buying a 70-300mm IS lens today to use at my daughter's soccer games! This is great and I can't wait to get to some games to shoot with it!

I also used this lens for my son's soccer. It worked very well. Because the barrel extends during focusing, it required some time to become accustomed. I found that if I pulled the camera firmly into my forehead, my aim and focus improved. This is similar to steadying your handgun in a two hand grip by pulling with one hand and pushing with the other. I eventually went with the 70-200 f/2.8 because of the frequent night games once he made varsity. But I miss the extra reach of the 70-300. I still have this lens, and when weight is a factor, it'll accompany me rather than the 70-200.

Aug 05, 2009 16:31

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joosay, nice photos. Have you considered putting a few lines of space between each so that each can be viewed more easily?

Aug 13, 2009 18:11 as a reply to joosay's post 1 day earlier.

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how about now? :)

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DYN-O-MITE!!!!

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A few that I took with my 40d using the 70-300mm IS

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Aug 15, 2009 05:28

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A couple more......

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Aug 15, 2009 05:29 as a reply to draw4u's post 1 minute earlier.

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Some from Bakewell show 6 Aug, 40D , 70-300 IS

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Wonderful shots Balb0wa!

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Balb0wa - NICE PICS!! I will be glad when I get my 40d and lenses firgured out enough that I can produce pictures with this quality! I also need to learn photoshop so I can make some of mine sharper! Great shots!

Aug 15, 2009 11:32

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Thanks guys :)

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