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Do you WANT a 200-400 f4 VR?

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by Cleanmaxx Brian, May 5, 2007.

  1. Do you WANT a 200-400 f4 VR? Do you want more reach AND more SHARPNESS? Are you wondering if this lens is REALLY worth the asking price???

    Well....let me see if I can help you...

    make up your mind!:biggrin:

    Shot today:
    All images here are cropped to some extent but NO ADJUSTMENTS on color, contrast, or saturation! Every shot hand held...
    And if you click on the picture, it should get even sharper!

    Nikon D200 ,Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G ED-IF AF-S VR
    1/750s f/5.6 at 340.0mm iso200
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    Nikon D200 ,Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G ED-IF AF-S VR
    1/640s f/5.6 at 400.0mm iso200
    View attachment 93928

    Nikon D200 ,Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G ED-IF AF-S VR
    1/640s f/5.6 at 350.0mm iso200
    View attachment 93929

    The rest from today are here:

    Oh how I love this lens!


    Nov 29, 2006
    Do my boys really need college?:eek: 
    Outstanding shots!
  3. SRA


    Jul 29, 2005
    Orem, Utah
    You are wicked :370:
  4. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Sure is nice;>)))
    Super pics
  5. RexRoy


    Jan 4, 2006
    New York
    you, sir, are cruel! :mad:  :wink: :biggrin: where are these taken?
  6. What Airline is that?
  7. Guest-002

    Guest-002 Guest

    Jan 14, 2006
    Worcester, MA
    Reallistically speaking, how practical is this lens in terms of weight? How long could you go handheld before your arms need a rest?
  8. Gr8Tr1x

    Gr8Tr1x Guest

    Nice shots. Great looking lens.
  9. LOL thanks all!

    As for how long can you hand hold this lens...I think it really depends on your size. I am a big guy and really only found it a PITA the first couple of days. After that I kinda got used to it! Now I think nothing of walking around the lakes looking for birds or hanging out at the air field shooting planes. As long as you do not have to hold it to frame the shot for a long period, I think most big guys would have no problem.

    And when you put on you "little" 70-200 2.8, it will feel like a pocket point and shoot :D 
  10. Hi Rex, These were taken at the Bethpage Polo grounds here on Long Island.
    This and Cedar Creek are my RC hang outs :biggrin:
  11. RexRoy


    Jan 4, 2006
    New York
    Thanks, Brian. I used to race eighth-scale rc gas cars until I limited myself to one "expensive" hobby. :biggrin: But I still love watching the rc car races and rc planes hot-dogging.

    If you have time, and if I may indulge you, send me the event schedule via PM. :smile:

    Thanks in advance.

    Best regards.
  12. You are a bad, bad man.
  13. Maybe I should cancel my 300 2.8 vr order....
  14. are those from liliput island ... ? Great shots ...
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