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Oct 18, 2014 15:43 |  #16

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500mm f/4L IS

I'd trade it for the new version II if I could.

Ditto!


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Oct 18, 2014 19:34 |  #17

400 5.6l. Excellent bif lens and its what i can afford. At least that's what my wife tells me.


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Oct 18, 2014 20:58 |  #18

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... At least that's what my wife tells me.

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Nov 21, 2014 20:46 |  #19

The 400 5.6 is the best BIF lens out there. I have the 500 F4 IS, and it is a dream, but it isn't a BIF lens for any serious length of time and slows reaction times a lot.


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Nov 21, 2014 21:30 |  #20

I'm HOPING the 400 Do ii will be the BIF answer for me, faster than the 400 5.6, much lighter than the 500mm---but will it have the IQ?


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Nov 21, 2014 22:00 |  #21

Tokina AT-X AF 400 5.6

and

Pentax DA 560 5.6


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Nov 21, 2014 22:11 |  #22

Currently the 100-400L and I love it
My next lens will be the 600 f/4L II


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Dec 01, 2014 19:46 |  #23

100-400 is my current go to lens but I would love to get the new Sigma 150-600 Sport lens when it is released.




  
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Dec 03, 2014 08:05 |  #24

It depends on the situation. I like the sharpness of my 500 f/4 IS but there are times when its fixed focal length can be an issue with BIFs when they get too close.

I've had some success with my Tamron 150-600 thought the keeper rate is a little lower. I like its versatility and weight. I can carry it around all day on my shoulder with a Black Rapid strap.

I think the new Canon 100-400 is going to be a real winner.


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Dec 03, 2014 08:10 |  #25

200mm 1.8 , sometimes with a kenko tc 1.4 . Wish i had 500 f/4 .


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Dec 03, 2014 10:35 |  #26

I use both the Canon 500 f/4 IS and the Tamron 150-600 in different situations and like both.

I think I'm lensed out at the moment. ;-)a


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Dec 03, 2014 15:18 |  #27

I love my 500 f/4L version 1. Definitely my preferred lens.

I am looking forward to getting the new 100-400 to use as it's companion. Perfect two body set up for wildlife IMO.


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Dec 06, 2014 23:05 |  #28

I use the Canon 600mm VII however that 200-400 is a very versatile piece of Glass.


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Dec 07, 2014 10:02 |  #29

100-400 L is my current lens. I am planning on purchasing the 100-400 L Mark II on the reality side. The dream side is 600 f/4 or 500 f/4.


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Dec 07, 2014 10:04 as a reply to  @ Pauhana's post |  #30

You are a wise man if you are listening to the lady. Maybe you can talk her into a more expensive lens in the future?


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