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Re: What's the truth regarding 100-400 with 1.4 TC on 60D.


paperdesk wrote:
Can you get decent images using a 60D + 100-400 + 1.4 TC? Some swear you can, some swear you can\'t. I don\'t want to buy a TC if it\'s a total waste. Any feedback from people who\'ve tried it?

I\'m posting this question after reading this article in which the author says it\'s a really, really, really bad idea: Arguments for not using 100-400 with TC

Ted


That article IMO is not worth the bytes it wasted.

Your problem with the 60D is that you will not get AF unless you use a non-reporting TC or tape pins on the TC to make it non-reporting. Even then I\'ve heard it can be flaky on some cameras; not sure about 60D. IQ however, is very good and there is a recent thread on this with examples posted. On my 1D IV I use 100-400L + 1.4x TC quite often and am veyr happen with IQ and even AF performance is quite good in normal light.



Nov 08, 2012 at 03:39 AM





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