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Is this lens good for Wildlife?

 
SoonerPride316
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Mar 25, 2011 14:59 |  #1
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I have the opportunity to purchase a Canon EF 100-400mm 1:4.5-5.6 L IS lens for a really good price. I want to shoot wildlife, is this lens suitable for that?




  
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Mar 25, 2011 19:37 |  #2

all day long! :D




  
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Mar 25, 2011 19:39 |  #3

All the dang time. When I leave the city this lens never leaves the 7D! :)


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Mar 29, 2011 19:39 |  #4

https://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthre​ad.php?t=59931

https://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthre​ad.php?t=373778


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Mar 31, 2011 19:26 |  #5

So did you get it?




  
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Apr 18, 2011 07:27 |  #6

The Canon 100-400 is a very nice wildlife lens -- unless, of course, one can afford the 500-600L's.


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Apr 27, 2011 16:07 |  #7

I have used the 100-400 for many years for wildlife photography and although I now have a 500mm lens I still find it very useful to carry round and on safari.




  
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May 25, 2011 22:39 |  #8

How much? maybe ill take it. LOL


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May 28, 2011 06:43 |  #9

It's what i use 95% 0f the time.




  
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May 29, 2011 19:52 |  #10

Its currently next in line on my list of photo equipment to get. I'm going to say yes :D


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May 30, 2011 05:20 |  #11

i was in the same boat. I use to use the 150-500 sigma and saw that most of my photos were taken at 500 so i decided to go for the 400 5.6 prime and get a 70-200 for the range on a second body :) but heard that the two lenses 100-400 and 400 are very close and if that is true it must be a good lens :)


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Jun 06, 2011 20:07 |  #12

snowyowl13 wrote in post #12493485 (external link)
It's what i use 95% 0f the time.

It's what I use 99% of the time, even for wild flowers. :lol:




  
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Jun 19, 2011 14:18 |  #13

Of course it is a good lens for wildlife. Buy it already, if you have not done so!


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Jun 28, 2011 13:22 |  #14

One of the best, and you can use it for other subjects, as well (see my posting on boket of the lens in the lens forum for an example). Go for it, you won't regret your choice!!

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