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

 
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Jun 16, 2015 19:51 |  #1306

dodgyexposure wrote in post #17599825 (external link)
Hi Kev, have you tried the 100-400 on your fish?

All the fish have gone mate. I downsized house and due to electric/water price increases, domestic circumstance, and priorities, the fish had to go. Can't say that I miss water changing all those tanks :-) More time for photography now.


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Jun 16, 2015 20:01 |  #1307

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Didn't even have to leave my chair under the pergola for this one. This lens is worth every cent!

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Great shot. It is a really cool feature of this lens. (MFD)


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Jun 16, 2015 20:17 |  #1308

First submission...

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Jun 17, 2015 02:38 |  #1309

Rented this lens recently...

Minor edits...

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Jun 17, 2015 02:53 |  #1310

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Jun 17, 2015 03:56 |  #1311

Seems to know his road rules :D


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Jun 17, 2015 06:25 |  #1312

The only thing wrong with this image is ...There is a road.. Wonderful Country


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Jun 17, 2015 06:41 |  #1313

This Lens mounted on the 7DII has changed the way I do thing's, its so strong when use with the 1.4III extender. The only limiting factor is me, .... It's ability to get me the image handheld is remarkable at long distances. its a blessing and a curse because now I can't put it down.

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Jun 17, 2015 09:06 |  #1314

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This Lens mounted on the 7DII has changed the way I do thing's, its so strong when use with the 1.4III extender. The only limiting factor is me, .... It's ability to get me the image handheld is remarkable at long distances. its a blessing and a curse because now I can't put it down.

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I know what you're saying..............I have never felt so excited/challenged as I am with this combo. Yes, I think it is lacking in the "noise" department , so much so, that I STTR whereas I didn't with my 5D3, but the reach and the focus abilty have opened up a whole new world to me. Who knows? Perhaps that world was there when I had the 7D and 70-300 but I just wasn't inerested until I saw the images in this thread. Not only do I think differently (photographically) but the potential that I've learned from this thread has taught me to think about what "can be".............that which wasn't likely acheivable before IYKWIM?


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Jun 17, 2015 09:24 |  #1315

Pondrader wrote in post #17600325 (external link)
This Lens mounted on the 7DII has changed the way I do thing's, its so strong when use with the 1.4III extender. The only limiting factor is me, .... It's ability to get me the image handheld is remarkable at long distances. its a blessing and a curse because now I can't put it down.

I invented a new for me type of photography because of this - I call it wedding paparazzi - my partner is a wedding officiant so when I dry her I regularly have my gear in the car and I try and get a picture for her for her website - this is from about 150 yards away, hiding in a hallway shooting through a crack in a window. (7D2, 100-400II @ 400mm, F5.6, 1/1600, ISO 1000)

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Hockey and wedding photographer. Favourite camera / lens combos: a 1DX II with a Tamron 45 1.8 VC, an A7Rii with a Canon 24-70F2.8L II, and a 5DSR with a Tamron 85 1.8 VC. Every lens I own I strongly recommend [Canon (35Lii, 100L Macro, 24-70F2.8ii, 70-200F2.8ii, 100-400Lii), Tamron (45 1.8, 85 1.8), Sigma 24-105]. If there are better lenses out there let me know because I haven't found them.

  
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Jun 17, 2015 09:27 |  #1316

I had the lens in Montana/Wyoming for 5 days. It really showed me the limitations of my equipment. I have a 6D so using the 1.4x and 2x extenders really without AF was tough. Manually focusing via the rear LCD screen in the sun sucked. Also it showed that my Manfrotto tripod seriously lacks in stability.

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What impressed me the most about the lens was the IS. When it locks on it really locks on! Amazing stuff.

I don't shoot sports/wildlife enough to justify this lens but I will most certainly consider renting it again in the future.

Big shout out to LensRentals who shipped the lens early allowing me to use it for a few extra days for free. The entire experience was excellent and I highly recommend it.

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Jun 17, 2015 09:59 |  #1317

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Jun 17, 2015 10:16 |  #1318

- they are learning 'almost' not to be afraid of me
- this guy got a little close by accident and landed where the sun was shining
- so Auto ISO of 100 - so nice versus the crazy high shade ISOs I usually see

- 7D2 with 100-400 @ 400, F 5.6, 1/250
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Jun 17, 2015 14:00 |  #1319

Farmer Ted, shooting longer lenses can compress atmospheric conditions, such as heat waves, and your images will likely be blurred in strata where the condition exists. You can go crazy trying to focus on some distant subject, but you will never get there because the lens of the atmosphere will beat you on every twitch. :lol:


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Jun 17, 2015 14:18 |  #1320

Understood. Still frustrating looking through that little screen. I think the focus could have been improved given better feet too. My Induro just arrived so I'm stoked to use it.


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