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Old 09-23-2011, 07:28 AM
anuritu anuritu is offline
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Default Recommendations on gear for Bird & Wild Life Photography

I have been using Nikon D60 with a Sigma 120-400 f4.5-5.6 lens for bird and wildlife photography. Many a time I felt the reach was not sufficient, and so I bought a 2X multiplier to extend reach. Unfortunately, I am unable to use Autofocus with this combination.
I don't have sufficient funds to buy a faster ( f2.8 or f4 ) zoom lens of about 400mm.
Please advise me on what is an optimum solution?
What about the new Super-Zooms - Canon SX40HS-35X, and, Nikon P500-36X? How good is the IQ from these cameras, and their utility as travel cameras?
I'll appreciate your guidance to me.
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Old 12-12-2011, 08:12 AM
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I do not think that using Sigma lens for Nikon D60 would be a good idea especially if you are using it for bird and wildlife photography. The problem with it is that you won’t get the accurate reach causing blur many a time. Obviously the autofocus doesn’t work due to the lens!Lately I tried this for making some Christmas cards for this christmas.It went good.
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