Got me a new 300 f/4

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Tim O, May 24, 2007.

  1. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Took these pics around the house with my new 300 f/4,also picked up the 1.4 E11 t/c.Think I am going to like this little rig pics are pretty much straight out of the D200.
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    This is a sharp little lens going to try the 1.7 on this nice lens later.I am now a member of the 300 f/4 fan club.:biggrin::biggrin:
     
  2. gugs

    gugs

    490
    Feb 24, 2006
    Belgium
    nice pictures, very sharp but they seem a bit underexposed to me, something you could correct very easily with the tool of your choice ...
     
  3. Very nice Tim.... you are going to have a BUNCH of fun with that rig.
     
  4. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Thanks Guy,yea they are just wanted to test the new lens I will be working on the little details as I go.
     
  5. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Thanks so much Paul.
     
  6. Tim

    I have the lens and use it with a 20D body, May I recommend you look at a Canon 1.4 TC to go with it. It will get you to 420/5.6 with little or no IQ loss. I promise you it will be the best ~$250 you ever spent. Sorry I didn't read your first post you got it already, Smart move.
     
  7. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    A couple pics added

    Here are a couple more with a little processing.
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  8. Nothing beats a new lens, great shots.
     
  9. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very nice pics of one of my favorite birdies:>))
    Yes great lens
     
  10. Commodorefirst

    Commodorefirst Admin/Moderator Administrator

    May 1, 2005
    Missouri
    :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

    Happy for you Bro!

    Wade
     
  11. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Thanks JR,nothing like a new piece of glass.

    Thank you Gale,hoping for some fun time with it

    Thanks buddy,now I must have sunlight and some good subjects:biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
     
  12. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Tim,

    I am so glad that you were able to pick up this combo. One of the best set-ups for the $$ that you can get from Nikon. You are going to have so much fun. :smile:
     
  13. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Thanks a lot Frank,Wade thought I would be pretty happy with this little set-up for the backyard birds:smile: and I am.Hope to get out to the river and give it a good test real soon,as you said got a little bang for not a lot of bucks:biggrin:this is always a nice treat:smile:
     
  14. Nice photos Tim. Tell me did you shoot them in RAW or are they JPG out of the camera. Very sharp for right out of the camera if taken in RAW. You got a good one.
    Lou
     
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