Nikon zoom lens help.

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  1. Woosey

    Woosey TPF Noob!

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    Hi Guys,

    I currently own a D50, which has served me well and paid for itself many times over in tog work!

    I'm currently saving to purchase a D300, however due to buying a house this has been put on hold.

    I have been asked to photograph a car show, however currently lack a decent zoom lens (i usually work with my 50mm and 28mm prime lens in my line of work)

    Can you recommend a decent zoom lens, ideally i guess upto 200-300mm which won't break the bank (2nd hand is fine!) I have seen the nikon lens (with VR) however i'm not sure i could stump up the £400+ required :(

    Thanks

    Chris
     
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    ???

    Anyway, why do you need 300mm to shoot a car show? That's a pretty loooong zoom, are you shooting it from across the street?
     
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    lots of the action is drifting....

    55mm doesnt cut it -

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    The 70-300mm f4-5.6 is a decent zoom with lots of range, and can be had for a song second-hand.
     
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    Ohh....

    I thought you meant a car show as in, cars not moving, and in a parking lot or something.

    Mah bad
     

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