Sony AF 70-400mm F4-5.6 G SSM A-mount lens review by CharlesMorrison
|CharlesMorrison#10325 date: Jun-25-2012|
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|ownership:||I have experience with this lens|
|price paid:||Rental $120/week|
Tight zoom ring
|comment:||Initially I was struck by the diameter, the length and weight. |
After one day at an airshow, my right hand hurt the most and the zoom ring is stiff and required a lot of effort.
On the 2nd day I made an effort to let the camera strap hold all the weight rather than holding it with my right hand. This alleviated any pain/soreness. Also don't hit the people standing next to you when your lens is extended !
Images are gorgeous ! Focus is accurate and fast, but I did find it might hunt for focus with scenes where an object at a distance (small in VF) and is coming directly toward or away from you. On some shots I can read small decals on planes in flight that do not fill the frame at 300mm and 400mm !
I want this lens !