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Sep 14, 2017 21:54 |  #3168

Lol - really - 2 1/2 months since the last post??
Well, I finally made it to this club, having picked up a mint 300 a couple of days ago.
Stoked to take in some university soccer tomorrow.
I couldn't wait to play with it, and what else does one shoot with this classic lens - but a little landscape shot of Mt. Baker and sunflowers of course. Pulled over on the highway on the journey back home about 2 minutes after picking the lens up and had to shoot something. :)


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Sep 17, 2017 16:32 |  #3169

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Sep 23, 2017 09:08 |  #3170

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Oct 03, 2017 07:23 |  #3174

The once most raved about and desired Canon lens (along with the 400 2.8) now hardly talked about and sliding into Canon history.

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Oct 05, 2017 11:44 |  #3175

Does 300mm lens commonly used for football matches?




  
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Oct 05, 2017 16:45 |  #3176

PeterAlex7 wrote in post #18466568 (external link)
Does 300mm lens commonly used for football matches?

I thoroughly enjoy mine for soccer, however I think the lens preferred by many is a 400 f/2.8 IS.
Also think it depends on accessibility to locations around the pitch. I'm fortunate to have full access to shoot from ends as well as sidelines, and find the 300 works well for me.


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Oct 07, 2017 12:24 |  #3177

I did shoot soccer since 2007, and my trust main lens is 300, so it can be a capable enough lens if you know how and where to use, and if you have a capable cropped body it will be even better, i used this lens on 4 bodies generations and it proves strong on all of them, but it lost its shiny with older models until i used it on 1DX and it shines again.

I shoot with the press, some using 400, and some 300 as mine or newer version, and some with 70-200, and we all get keepers, i didn't find that 400 giving more keeper than 300, but the only thing that 400 is better is the bokeh against players in BG, and our playing actions mostly boring for any lens, i remember one game that most playing happened very closed to use, so those with 400 and even 300 were watching, while with 70-200 were laughing.


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Oct 09, 2017 10:24 |  #3178

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Oct 17, 2017 01:39 |  #3179

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Oct 17, 2017 12:10 |  #3180

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