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Old Apr 24, 2011, 5:27 PM   #1
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Default Nikon ED AF 80-200 f/2.8 D

I am shooting a D80 and have been using a AF-S VR Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G IF-ED lens indoors at cheerleading competitions. The pics have been fair to say the least. I have an opportunity to get the 80-200 f/2.8 lens. I have read that it will be a much better lens in low light and it is a fast lens. Will this work indoors for the competitions with the lower light! I figure I would ask people in the field verses just reading all the manufactor websites.

Thanks in advance

Here is a link to the lense: http://www.adorama.com/NK80200AFNU.html
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Old Apr 24, 2011, 7:56 PM   #2
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The larger constant aperture will help. You still will likely have to be at an iso of 1600 or even 3200 to get shutter speeds fast enough to freeze action.
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