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Old Jun 25, 2010, 10:37 AM   #11
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Isn't the 70-200 l series a 2.8? which would make it considerably better in low light?
From what I can tell, the 70-300 IS USM is f/4-5.6, whereas the L series 70-200 USM is f/4. Hopefully this won't be too significant for my usage.
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Old Jun 25, 2010, 11:45 AM   #12
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Isn't the 70-200 l series a 2.8? which would make it considerably better in low light?
There are currently five different 70-200 L series lenses. Some are f/2.8 and some are f/4.0. Some are stabilized and some aren't. For what Iniamyen wants to do, a larger aperture and/or stabilization aren't nearly as much help as the longer focal length would be.
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Old Jun 25, 2010, 12:35 PM   #13
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There are currently five different 70-200 L series lenses. Some are f/2.8 and some are f/4.0. Some are stabilized and some aren't. For what Iniamyen wants to do, a larger aperture and/or stabilization aren't nearly as much help as the longer focal length would be.
ahhh wasn't aware of so many models
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There are currently five different 70-200 L series lenses. Some are f/2.8 and some are f/4.0. Some are stabilized and some aren't. For what Iniamyen wants to do, a larger aperture and/or stabilization aren't nearly as much help as the longer focal length would be.
I agree with you TCav, for what she has described, the 70-300IS is the best choice if it fits the budget.
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