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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 3:25 am 
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This is the OS version of the lens. Quickly taken in the park behind my apt building. all Handheld. ISO 200.

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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2012 2:36 am 
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Those pictures look great!

How much of a difference do you notice with your 55-250?

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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2012 1:52 pm 
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Jean-Pierre wrote:
Those pictures look great!

How much of a difference do you notice with your 55-250?


I love the 55-250 but this lens is whole different level. I love the f2.8 fixed aperture and the AF speed. It very sharp. The 100% crop of theses photos are almost prime lens quality.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:51 pm 
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Got this lens
Love the lens
, its nice, easy to handle, well build
Now some test shoots , coupled with Nikon D800
High ISO shot with hand held, was checking the VR ( OS ) advantage, all handheld shoots

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@ ISO 5000
f 2.8
1/13 sec
70 mm
Large fine jpeg measured 27.8 MB


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ISO 2000
f2.8
1/13 ((( a clear 4 stop advantage )
200 mm

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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 5:41 pm 
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On Nikon D 800
70-200@ 130mm
ISO 4000
f 2.8
1/50th sec
WB- 2780 k
handheld

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