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11-01-2009, 10:57 AM   #16
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DA 55-300mm @ 1/3200, ISO 640 f7, 150mm




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55-300 usually does kick the 70-300's ass.

I'm reluctant to upgrade cuz my tammy is decent, and maybe I should just get a constant aperture tele zoom

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I took it to the Zoo, to give it another chance - on a day with a bit more light then when I did my first tests.

I did get some good shots, but there was also a lot of motion blur. I guess my first tests may simply have suffered for a tiny bit of tripod shake.

I've probably underestimated how low the shutterspeed can go - SR just doesn't work that much magic at 300mm and things far away. My ration of keepers where a lot higher with subjects a few meters away. 1/90 at 300mm, with the subject 15-20 meters aways is simply more that SR can save.

Here the three best ones:




(PP: A bit of curve work, as the light was flat, removed fringing from the second)
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