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mep42
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Sep 15, 2008 21:44 |  #1

hey guys just got my camera this week a canon 40d and i have found out my dad was quite the photog back in the day:lol:(i am in high school) he said he would like to get a telephoto or zoom telephoto lens to shoot sports. I was planing on getting one but later but if he wants to pay:D:D:D I was looking at the canon 100-400 sigma 120-400 and 70-200 and 300. Any recommendations or comments welcome. BTW would like to stay around 1,000 or lower.

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Sep 15, 2008 22:23 |  #2

sports you say? it really depends on how close you are, but at $1000, i'd say 70-200 f/2.8 non-IS. you won't need the IS if you plan on stopping motion anyway.


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Sep 16, 2008 00:30 |  #3

70-200mm f/2.8 L IS and 300mm f/4 L IS are both great lenses. It really just depends what you'll be shooting (light, range, etc.)


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Sep 16, 2008 00:41 |  #4

Not knowing much about sports photgraphy it just seems to me the 70-200 f2.8 non IS would be the choice due to the f2.8


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