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    NX2 and Epson 2200?

    I recently upgraded to NX2 and now have issues when printing with the Epson 2200. Every print I make now has a red/magenta hue to it. I have the same settings that I did in NX! Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Looking forward to any advice. Greg
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    What is difference between AFS I and II?

    Check out: As I remember, magnesium in place of aluminum and MFD.
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    What is difference between AFS I and II?

    i believe the barrel on the AF-S II is made of a magnesium alloy as opposed to aluminum in the AF-S I. That took some weight out of the lens. Additionally, I believe the AF-S II have a shorter minimum focus compared to the AF-S I. I think those are the only significant differences.
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    The 3 300's

    I have had in the past the 300 f/4 and then sold it to get the 300 f/2.8 AF-S I. In terms of focus speed, nothing beats the AF-S. Both lens were/are tack sharp if proper techniques are used. I have not used the 300 f/4 AF-S. With the f/2.8, you have the ability to use all three Nikon...
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    Katmai: Brooks Falls vs Hallo Bay

    I have been to Brooks, but have had friends go to both. Halo Bay will get you many different shots that are not your traditional beaar catching fish. The weather at Brooks is unpredictable. Also, in summer, the crowds at Brooks can be a burden. However, it is a classic. Additionally, the...
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    Look what came today!!!

    Congrats on that beauty. I am close to pulling the trigger myself. I have a couple located, now I need to whether to deplete the bank account a bit!
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    first 200-400VR shots at Jamaica Bay--oh yeah!

    What is the best price people have found for a new 200-400? Lowest one I could find from a reputable dealer is $5k. Anything better?
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    AF-S vs. AF-C

    Another point with AF-C is that if you use a speedlight, AF-C will not allow the focus assist to function. You need to have it on AF-S to get the speedlight focus assist to work.
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    70-200vr - d200 question

    Just the normal tolerances! You should not have any issues.
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    The versatility of the 28-70/2.8

    It is an outstanding lens. It is also big and heavy! Many people will debate whether the 17-55 is better than the 28-70, but in the end, it is the person behind the viewfinder that makes the biggest difference.
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    Lenses for wedding photography

    I agree with William, the faster the lens the better. I have done a couple of weddings and found the 17-55 along with a 70-200 to be adequate. I have even used a 300 from outside the sanctuary to get a couple of shots during the ceremony (nobody was disturbed). Almost any good quality mid...
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    Looking for a new Telephoto lens

    To your original question of a 400 or 200-400 zoom, the 400 f/2.8 is a large heavy lens that is not too portable (unless you're a body builder)! I have been contemplating getting a 200-400 to replace my 300 f/2.8 for the versatility. The 300 f/2.8 is an awesome lens and works well with both a...
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    Sunrise on Kiawah

    Gorgeous. I have always wanted to play that course. Too many expensive hobbies!!
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    Oh boy now what?

    As stated by Frank and others, the 70-200 VR is one of the most versatile pieces of glass made. You will not be dissappointed. It works extremely well with the 1.4 T/C.
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    The next lens...????

    From a versatility standpoint, the 70-200 VR is hard to beat. A must have lens for any setup. Both are excellent pieces of glass; however, I would go for the 70-200 first with a 1.4 T/C. The go with the fixed focal length.
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    70-200 VR - New or used ?

    If you can afford a new one get it. I had to send my D2x and 70-200 in for repair and they ended up replacing the VR element. A major repair covered. The lens was almost 4 years old. Odds are you will not need to send it in, but the extended warranty was nice. It's kind of like buying...
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    Sandhill Crane Behaviors - no BIF here ....

    Nice captures. It amazes me everytime I hear the calls of Sandhills.
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    Need a gimble for my 200/400

    I also use the Wimberley Sidekick with great results. It provides the flexibility if you already own a ballhead.
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    Roseate Spoonbills

    Very nice set of images. I love the details.
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    300 f/2.8 vs. 200-400 f/4

    Awesome collection. Now you have my appetite wet for my third return to Katmai. I can't wait!
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    300 f/2.8 vs. 200-400 f/4

    Thanks for all the comments. Now all we need to do is get Nikon to make a 200-400 f/2.8 to take care of the slower focus! That will be an inexpensive lens!!
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    More lust for 17-55DX

    Great capture. I hope you enjoy it, mine is on the camera most of the time. Sharpness and contrast are wonderful.
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    Best macro lens

    As other have stated, determine your working distance needs. If you can live with the moderate working distance of the Nikon 105, you can find some great deals as everyone tries to upgrade to the 105VR. I love my 105.
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    Katmai NP

    With two platforms available, they try to keep the crowds at the upper platform (near the falls) limited. During really busy times, the rangers will time how long people have been at the upper platform and rotate people around. It is still quite crowded, although I never had problems mounting...
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    300 f/2.8 vs. 200-400 f/4

    James, The flexibility is exacting why I am contemplating getting rid of the 300. I have found when shooting nature, you can always use more reach. Optically, I assume the 200-400 is sharp! How is it with teleconverters? On a D2x with high speed mode, you definitely have alot of...
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    300 f/2.8 vs. 200-400 f/4

    From a shooting side, I do a ton of sports and wildlife. I usually get at least one dedicated photo trip in per year to Yellowstone, Rocky Mtn NP, Alaska, Florida, etc. I also have three children involved in sports. The camera gear is the fourth child on all vacations.
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    300 f/2.8 vs. 200-400 f/4

    I am contemplating swapping out my Nikkor 300 f/2.8 AF-S for the Nikkor 200-400 f/4 AF-S VR. Does anyone have any experience with the two lenses? I have read the reviews but I do not have any local store or rental place to test the two side-by-side. Any help would be greatly appreciated...
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    Nikon 300 2.8 -which one?

    The AF-S utilizes an ultrasonic motor for foucsing. It is quiet and very responsive. The AF-I uses a motor in the lens but it is not ultrasonic. I have never used the AF-I. I own the AF-S and it is wonderful. Optically, I would expect both to be equivalent. There is a version prior to...
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    Calling on Michiganders!

    Greetings: From Howell to Lansing is 30 to 40 minutes. Potterville is on the SW side of Lansing and should e 20-30 minutes from downtown at best. Hope this is helpful. Ann Arbor is also very nice in the summer.
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    RESOLVED. D200 or D2X. Purchased D2H.

    I had a D2H and a D200. I sold the D200 after a month because of the low light focussing and autofocus speed at my kids sporting events. I now have the D2h and D2x and love both. The D200 is a very capable camera, but like anything has limitations. I'd suggest renting one for a week or...
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    How many lenses do you own

    7 Nikkors: Nikon 12-24 f/4.0 Nikon 17-55 f/2.8 Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 Nikon 105 Micro f/2.8 Nikon 85 f/1.8 Nikon 24-85 f/3.5-4.5 Nikon 300 f/2.8 AFS All see some use, but the 17-55 and 70-200 are the workhorses! Thanks,
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    Katmai NP

    Greetings: A newbie to the posting, but I have been to Katmai NP two times and have a tripped planned at the end of June beginning of July. There are two platforms at Brooks falls. From the platform near the falls, a 300mm lens gives you plenty of range. Put a 1.4 tele on it and you have...
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