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Mar 17, 2014 12:01 |  #1

So I've been shooting a bit of hockey in the past month or so, and just recently I've used 2 bodies, one with a 300 2.8 version I and one with a 70-200 2.8 version II.

So here's the question: Why is it that with the 300 the shots through the glass are very blurry, whereas the shots with the 70-200 are crystal clear? I try to get as close to the glass as possible, but for some reason the IQ with the 300 through the glass sucks in comparison with the 70-200. I even tried switching bodies, but it's the same (I have a 1D3 and 1D4). If I'm above the glass, the 300 is stellar. And the 300's focusing locks on, but the end result is horrible.

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Mar 19, 2014 16:24 |  #2

You sure it's not the focus? Can you post an example?


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Mar 24, 2014 22:28 |  #3

I've had the chance to shoot a 300mm through glass and it was terrible. I have had little success shooting through glass no matter the lens.
What are you settings when using the 70-200?


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Mar 24, 2014 23:20 |  #4

Maybe the 300 is picking up imperfections in the glass.




  
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