Showcase Olympus 75-300 f/4.8-6.7 II

mary

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I had the Panosonic 100-300 ii.....which I returned and got the 75-300ii as I prefer the wider focal length. I think image wise they are identical...the olympus is lighter in weight.
 

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Well I have some practicing to do to get anywhere close to your results with my 75-300II. :speechless: Do you use a lens hood with your lens?
@RBA62 Always use lens hoods on all my lenses but never use filters. I can hand hold down to 1/30sec for birds but have to wait for them to be perfectly still. The lock was stationary 😁 You'll get there. I had trouble when I switched to this lighter lens from a Canon 100-400mkll. I seem to hold heavier lenses better.

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RBA62

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@RBA62 Always use lens hoods on all my lenses but never use filters. I can hand hold down to 1/30sec for birds but have to wait for them to be perfectly still. The lock was stationary 😁 You'll get there. I had trouble when I switched to this lighter lens from a Canon 100-400mkll. I seem to hold heavier lenses better.

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Thanks for the info.... I'll keep trying.
 

mary

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great little lens
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Had to get used to it but getting to love it. Great light telelens.
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Autumn colours.
Went on a stroll with just the 75-300 for a change. It's been lying on the shelf too long.
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