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Old 7th April 2019
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Re: Whats gone wrong.......

Originally Posted by IainMacD View Post
Hi Mark, I feel your pain.
I occasionally use the 1.4 with my 300mm f4 and would say the images quality drops and focus isn't always as accurate as with the lens only; some images I took last weekend showed definite 'ghosting' and left me feeling disappointed (my first ever Ptarmigan). The 300 on its own is outstanding, but my copy of the 1.4 has a negative effect.
This shot used the 1.4:

This one is the 300 only and a tighter crop in PP:
Any photo of a ptarmigan is a good'un!

I love ptarmigan, but as I only ever see them in summer have never seen them in their winter plumage.

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