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PostPosted: Mon Jul 27, 2009 12:48 am 
Gregory.Rotter wrote:
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D700
70-300VR
140mm
Iso 1250
f4.8
1/200


Picture didn't show up. And good news. By the end of the week I plan to have this ordered and on the way to my house. Woooo. And its a metal mount I would hope right?


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 27, 2009 6:59 am 
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Nikon Kyle wrote:
And its a metal mount I would hope right?


Yes it is a Metal mount! :-)

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 27, 2009 12:48 pm 
Nikon Kyle wrote:
Gregory.Rotter wrote:
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D700
70-300VR
140mm
Iso 1250
f4.8
1/200


Picture didn't show up. And good news. By the end of the week I plan to have this ordered and on the way to my house. Woooo. And its a metal mount I would hope right?


hehe removed it because it didn't get that many views so didn't want to clog my flickr. :wink: Congrats :)


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:28 am 
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière
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D90
240mm
1/13 sec
f/5.3
ISO 1600


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 1:25 am 
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Nikon D90 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 (1/400) f/5.6 230 mm 200iso

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Nikon D90 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 (1/800) f/5.6 300mm 200 iso

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Nikon D90 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 (1/1250) f/5.6 300mm
all taken in Aperture-priority


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:14 pm 
Getting back into the Game

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D700
Iso 200
70-300VR
175mm
f5.6
1/1000th

The Penalty

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D700
Iso 200
70-300VR
280mm
f5.6
1/800th


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2009 12:24 pm 
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Took this tonight with the 70-300mm VR on a Nikon D300. Tripod Mounted, 1/100, F5.6, ISO200, VR Off. RAW processed in Lightroom 2. Post Processing: cropped, bit of clarity added and sharpened.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2009 4:06 pm 
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elro wrote:
RAW processed in Lightroom 2. Post Processing: cropped, bit of clarity added and sharpened.


And thats exactly what not to do in the Lens Gallery, add clarity and sharpness ;-) that way its not the lens performance but your PP skills.

Just a quick note :-)

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:12 pm 
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Device: Nikon D700
Lens: VR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6G
Focal Length: 300mm
Focus Mode: AF-C
AF-Area Mode: Single
VR: ON
Aperture: F/5.6
Shutter Speed: 1/1000s
Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
Metering: Matrix
ISO Sensitivity: ISO 200


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 05, 2009 2:33 am 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/28664459@N04/4076092317/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/28664459@N04/4076845460/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/28664459@N04/4076089459/


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:10 am 
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I'm getting pretty good sharpness over 200mm with my copy. Here's an original photo and crop of a F1 car at 195mph:

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210mm, F7.1, 1/500th sec, ISO 200 on a D90


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 5:29 am 
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I find the 70-300 to be relatively sharp... but its a bit soft... :C


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 Post subject: D90 Picture test
PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:18 pm 
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D90 - 70~300mm VR
F5.6
1/1000
ISO 200
300mm

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D90 - 70~300mm VR
F5.6
1/1000
ISO 200
300mm

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D90 - 70~300mm VR
F5.6
1/1000
ISO 200
300mm

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D90 - 70~300mm VR
F5.6
1/200
ISO 200
300mm


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PostPosted: Wed May 18, 2011 9:25 am 
Hi,

I am still discovering this lens. I have a Nikon D7000 with the 70-300mm f4.5-f5.6G IF-ED. I bought it for animal photography and anything else i might come across. I like the build qualiy. It has no zoom creep, it has a metal lens mount and even a rubber seal at the lensmount for weather and dust protection. Optical quality is pretty good and affordable.

With the D7000 I really needed RAW correction in Lightroom but then it really looks nice. Stil not razor sharp but what can you expect for a 358 euro zoom lens. I guess its better as you can expect for this pricerange. I didnt use any photoshop tricks. Just the regular RAW post-corrections. (white balance, sharpness, contrast and stuff like that).

I think i didnt even use the full potential of this lens so i expect to make even better photos in the future.

Taken with Nikon D7000-Nikkor70-300 f4.5-f5.6 VR IF-ED
ISO 160, f6.3, 1/100 sec at 300mm
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Taken with Nikon D7000-Nikkor70-300 f4.5-f5.6 VR IF-ED
ISO 160, f5.6, 1/100 sec at 240mm.
I think the post processing could have been done a bit better ( i think i went to far). Dont mind the bad bokeh. That happend after JPG conversion, i think i didnt use srgb web conversion or something like that, original RAW has much better bokeh without distortion.

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Here is one more. Of course animals like to go sit at the worst possible spot, from photography perspective anyway, like this one over here in a dark spot near the water under a tree with very hard light conditions. I had to make it at ISO 1600 1/30 sec f5.6 at 300 mm.

Well better then no pictures at all, but i guess the high ISO really effects the sharpness. I only did RAW post correction in lightroom no fancy tricks (dont even know how to do that to be honest).

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 7:52 pm 
One more from this lens. I think this one looks pretty good,

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