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EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Review WOW!

 
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Mar 29, 2015 21:34 |  #736

This lens has impressed me a lot. I have the original version that was good but having 4 stops IS, and much better performance with the 1.4TC has made the upgrade worth it. It actually compares quite well against my 200-400 for straight up IQ but the 200-400 still has a few special traits that make it worthwhile to me to have both. Here area few recent images with it. 1st and 4th are with the 1.4TCIII.

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Mar 29, 2015 21:47 |  #737

Fantastic set of images! Really shows your skill, and the IQ of this lens. :)


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Mar 29, 2015 23:55 |  #738

^^+1 to skill and an awesome kit to go with it.
Fourth image is my pick.


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Mar 30, 2015 00:03 |  #739

1/320, f10, ISO 100, @100

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Mar 30, 2015 02:28 |  #740

John Sheehy wrote in post #17496970 (external link)
You don't think that the bokeh isn't at least a little better (less edgy/busy) on the prime?

I am not able to compare to the bokeh of the prime, but the bokeh of the 100-400mm II is IMO not good. There is a kind of double-vision effect, a ropy appearance, with some backgrounds. (Same as with the original 100-400mm.)

I still love the 100-400 II.


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Mar 30, 2015 02:48 |  #741

I am very happy with the way it plays with the 1.4x III

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Mar 30, 2015 13:46 as a reply to  @ post 17497335 |  #742

What are the 400 mm f/5.6L primes going for now? I mentioned to my wife last night that I might be selling it and looking at a new 100-400 zoom.


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Mar 30, 2015 14:04 |  #743

kwsanders wrote in post #17498182 (external link)
What are the 400 mm f/5.6L primes going for now?

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$800-$1000 on Ebay




  
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Mar 30, 2015 17:22 as a reply to  @ amoergosum's post |  #744

Here on POTN there is a bit of a glut, they are going around $800.00 mostly. I'd avoid E-bay for that reason.


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Mar 30, 2015 19:25 |  #745

CyberDyneSystems wrote in post #17498482 (external link)
Here on POTN there is a bit of a glut, they are going around $800.00 mostly. I'd avoid E-bay for that reason.

My inquiry was for possibly selling my 400 f/5.6L prime. I have had it for around 9 years. I like what I am seeing from the 100-400 zoom, but I would need to sell two of these primes to purchase the zoom. :)


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Mar 30, 2015 19:57 |  #746

kwsanders wrote in post #17498630 (external link)
My inquiry was for possibly selling my 400 f/5.6L prime. I have had it for around 9 years. I like what I am seeing from the 100-400 zoom, but I would need to sell two of these primes to purchase the zoom. :)

I sold a Sigma 120-400 and four EF-S lenses to fund the 100-400 II!




  
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Mar 30, 2015 20:12 |  #747

I sold a camera and a couple of lenses.....

Since purchasing the 7D2 and this lens, I'm content with my gear. I have quite a ways to go before my skills will be greater than the equipment I own. I have been having fun since I got into photography again in 2010 but I've been having an extraordinary time with the aforementioned combo.


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Mar 30, 2015 23:33 |  #748

Saw a nice-looking coyote today. Shots were just ok. Wish I got closer and wish he stayed still longer. Anyways....

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Mar 31, 2015 00:04 |  #749

Good captures ...a bit to much sharpening?


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Mar 31, 2015 00:29 |  #750

britain wrote in post #17498914 (external link)
Good captures ...a bit to much sharpening?

I think you're right. Thanks! :)


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