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      03-07-2013, 09:32 AM   #4111
dcstep
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Originally Posted by M_Six View Post
Got my 400mm f5.6 today. Won't be no hand-held, low-light shots with this puppy, I can tell you that.

Now I need to wait for a clear night or some serious sunshine so I can go have fun with it.
Yeah, too bad that they don't make an IS version. You could hand hold the 500mm with a 1.4X TC down below 1/100-sec., but you need a tripod to do it with the 400mm. For shooting most birds in flight you need a high SS anyway, so the 400mm excells at that. Use ISO 800 as your default for BIF.

Dave
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