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Old Jun 28, 2015, 6:33 PM   #1
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Anyone have this lens? Just wondering how this performs in the real world.
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Old Jun 29, 2015, 7:16 AM   #2
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like this





Apart from this: fast to focus, quite heavy, good wide open if you get the focus right.
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Looks like a keeper!! Thanks for sharing the shots-do you use a tripod?
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First 3 handheld, last one I can't remember but I do remember carrying tripod when I took it so quite possibly yes .
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Thanks-great shots
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i got one for christmas, one word, fantastic.
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I use one for capturing images at my local zoo for their World Of Wild Show (aka flying bird show) and the results are AWESOME as long as you get your focus right at the start of a burst etc. 90% of all the images I will take will be ready for editing vs out of focus/ready for the trash can (and I am shooting a lot of fast birds in flight and running around a stage0

I will also say I find with the weight of the lens I need to use the optional battery grip in order to properly balance the camera/lens for hand holding.

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