Do you want an 80-200 2.8 ?

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by tech1961, May 8, 2007.

  1. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    Get one. This is an awesome lens that will most likely be on my camera all summer.

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  2. Hey Jimmy...that's cruel! I'm already lusting bad enough for that lens!!! Now you've made my disease worst!!!
     
  3. I agree. I use mine for all my dog agility shots and I wouldn't trade it for anything. A super sharp lens indeed.
     
  4. Its a lens you can't go wrong with. I've had two (a 2-ring and a push-pull) and I'm expecting an AF-S next week...I'll be anxious to see how it compares...besides being bigger.
     

  5. Hi Jimmy...

    I love my 80-200... It's a a fabulous lens... If you want a little more reach and not really loose and IQ, try the Kenko 1.4x PRO300 DG TC on it... Works great on mine... Hope you have a lot of fun this summer with your 80-200...:biggrin:
     
  6. Barry Palmer

    Barry Palmer Guest

    my 80-200 is on one of my bodies all the time, great lens for most all captures.
     
  7. GKR1

    GKR1

    Apr 19, 2007
    San Diego
    Another 80-200mm lover. Recent lens for me and I've to say I'm very impressed by the image quality, build and price point.
     
  8. The 80-200mm f/2.8 is high on my NAS list, I was wondering if you owners noticed any difference between the older push/pull version versus the two ring version, (non-AF-S). The older version is much less expensive than the two ring in the used market place.

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  9. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    I think the only zoom to beat this lens would be the 70-200vr
     
  10. How about for sports action type photography?
     
  11. ipsofacto

    ipsofacto Guest

    The 70-200 wont give you anything over the 80-200 AF-S for sports
     
  12. Miguel

    Miguel

    May 12, 2006
    Norwalk, CT
    I'm lovin' mine.

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  13. Nchesher

    Nchesher

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    Jul 7, 2006
    Lansing,MI
    I bought my 80-200 AF-S just over a month ago and it's hardly left my camera since. Love it. My portraits have gotten amazingly better.
     
  14. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    I love the Bokeh in my portraits with this lens.

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  15. jaime4i

    jaime4i Guest

    i just bought a 80-200mm AF-D (2ring) and it will arrive tomorrow, ill make a thread and post a sample shots :) i bought it around $770 (37,000 in Peso)... :smile: