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 Post subject: to buy or not to buy
PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 1:46 pm 
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hello everybody,

i was thinking to get the 70-300 zoomlens but i'm not sure yet..

i'm planning to take a nature day hiking trip in coastal/ forrest type surrounding...

i've got the double zoom kit as you maybe know so does it have an advantage over my lenses that i already have or is it a bit overkill?

also i need a slingbag too,
thinking to get a Kata 214 torso bag so i can get some food and drinks with me and maybe a jacket... just daytrip stuff...

thanks a lot :)

Jeroen

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:49 am 
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It's a good lens if you are into nature and animals in particular. It's long enough to shoot some birds on the one side and has a close enough focus distance so you can do macro shots of some insects sitting on a flower. I really like it, but it's much larger and heavier then the kid lenses.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:54 pm 
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hi, sorry for the late answer,

so you do reccomend it?

and do i need to carry another lens in a backpack?

if i would buy the 70-300 lens

i did some research and all those expensive photobackpacks are quite bulky

and i'm wondering if my snoutbag and a good lenspouch wouldnt do the job
put those in a good daybackpack and away you go????



:roll: i'm lost in backpack land

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Lowepro EX160
Lowepro TLZ 1 snout bag
Naneu Echo X Slingbag
Sunsniper one camera strap

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:38 pm 
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As I said, I like the lens. Does not mean you like it as well, but it's a start :D .

Two of my favs I made with that lens:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/25011207@N04/3538888630/

and

http://www.flickr.com/photos/25011207@N04/3430276550/sizes/o/

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2010 6:58 am 
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Great lens the 70-300
Own it myself and from that moment I dont use the 40-150 anymore so replace the 40-150 with the 70-300 in my bag
:lol:

To make it short = DO IT you wil not regret this lens

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 Post subject: oh yeah baby!
PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2010 11:20 pm 
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Just do it! Some one in the forums said no one takes you serious until you have a big lens on your camera body. They start trying to avoid walking in front of your shots. Unless you don't mind a used one I suggest amazon.com. it has it for a great price. support the forms and just simply click the link above.

:lol:

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:30 pm 
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hi guys,

i couldnt resist it and bought one

A W E S O M E !!!!

i look like a real geek with this nice lens.....


just to let you all know....


cheers and thanks for the advice !!

Jeroen

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3x Hoya HMC Super UVfilter
Sandisk ultraII 4gb CFcard
Lowepro EX160
Lowepro TLZ 1 snout bag
Naneu Echo X Slingbag
Sunsniper one camera strap

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 3:09 am 
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Nice job. it's a must have lens. In your opinion is it as sharp as you thought it would be. getting good pics?

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Optech Soft Case Pouches and Lens Sleeves
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 8:57 am 
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its better than i tought even...
the focus is very fast and the image quality is awesome...

i feel like Peter Papperazzi with my big lens


:D :D :D :D

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Naneu Echo X Slingbag
Sunsniper one camera strap

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