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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:33 pm 
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I have a kit lens brought back in October still very new to photography since then, Have a 75-300mm f4-5.6, is this any good at all for Motorsports photography?, I do have a Uncle who has a 70-200mm f2.8 lens, which I was going to borrow for a weekend at Brands Hatch ;)

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Gear: Canon 7D and Canon 1100D, Canon 24-105 L IS,Canon EF 18-55mm f/1 3.5-5.6 IS III, Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS III, Sigma 10-20mm f4-5.6 EX DC HSM, Canon 70-200 f4 non IS + 1.4x TC.
Wishlist: Canon EF-70-200mm f2.8 L IS II USM
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:37 am 
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I'm confused by the lens name in your signature.

I'm not aware of a 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS III. Is it the older IS USM model or the III USM? I'll take a guess and say the III USM given its price.

If that is the case, the only downside that I can think of is the lack of IS. To give an impression of speed, you would need to knock down your shutter speed so there is a chance you could have more motion blur from camera shake than you'd find desirable. However, if you have steady hands or can use a monopod/tripod, camera shake could cease to be of concern.

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DSLRs: Canon EOS 70D, 30D
Lenses: Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM, EF 50mm f/1.8 II, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

CSCs: Panasonic DMC-GF3
Lenses: Panasonic Lumix G 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6


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