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How fast is the 70-200VR ?

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by Randy, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. fast enough to get both ends of a double play

    Red Sox @ White Sox, AAA
    after weeks of HS BB I needed this
    12 innings, White Sox won 4-3 in the bottom of the 12th
    60F and carolina blue skys




  2. Woohooo!!! Great grabs of the action, Randy!
  3. nipprdog


    Jun 8, 2006
    Excellent series, Randy. looks like you had great seats. I love #2 and #3 that shows the shortstop,ball, and the base runner.
  4. Gr8Tr1x

    Gr8Tr1x Guest

    Amazing captures....fast camera and even faster cameraman.

  5. thx Josh

    today was one of those days
    the light was just right I guess
  6. thx Sandi
  7. thx Jim
    they don't draw many for day games and I only go to day games so it works out where I can sit anywhere I want
    I forgot how good AAA was after shooting HS & College for the last month...these guys can play the game
  8. The 70-200 is This fast

  9. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Pretty darn fast:>)))
    Super shots Randy

    Nice seq Greg
  10. AISBLE


    Nov 29, 2006
    Great shots Randy! Seeing the runner headed to first in the 2nd and 3rd shots make this series for me.
    Go Sox!
  11. thx Gale....who is Greg ?
  12. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    He posted the sequence image.
  13. thx Tony
  14. These are awesome shots!!! Bummer the Sox lost. :tongue: Home opener today in less than 8hrs!! YAHOO!!! :biggrin:

    How far back were you? In the stands or did you have some sort of credentialling to get you in closer?

    Is this played at that stadium that has the big baseball water tower?
  15. Well it helps that the photgrapher is fast also

  16. Thx Gretchen
    i sat 2 rows up from the field between home & 1st...
    My press pass is for HS sports so i can't get on the field but I'd rather sit where I did than stand on the field.
    For hs bb i can stand on the field but it worries me and wears me out

    Yes, this is in Rock Hill SC, where they have the giant BB
    I never knew it was a water tower tho
  17. Hmmm.....that could be an invalid assumption on my part (that it's a water tower). I've been by it many times (my parents live down in Fort Mill) and I just "assumed" it was a water tower (b/c many such structures up here are). Sorry! :redface:
  18. jaleel


    Apr 3, 2007
    Toronto, Canada
    these pics are making me want to get the 70-200 even more
  19. if you don't need vr the sigma is a good alternative and used they go for 500 or so
  20. thx mike
    it takes alot of misses when u swing back to 1st before u know where to aim
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