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#1 kmsellin

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 03:55 AM

Hi Guys,

Does anyone know if Nikon 105mm + Nikon 2X telekonverter with D800 works with autofocus?

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#2 Diediealsomustdive

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 03:57 AM

As far as I know, no. Especially the AFS version. I can get the AFD version to AF with Kenko TC.
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 04:24 AM

I shot this combo in the Red Sea in June and I was pleased with it. I posted some pictures at the time.

But I'd only use the best lenses and teleconverters (Nikon 105mm AF-S and Nikon 2.0x III AF-S). Others will work but will be a waste of a D800.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:02 AM

I shot this combo in the Red Sea in June and I was pleased with it. I posted some pictures at the time.

But I'd only use the best lenses and teleconverters (Nikon 105mm AF-S and Nikon 2.0x III AF-S). Others will work but will be a waste of a D800.

Alex


NIce to hear! Did it work with autofocus?

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:17 AM

Yes - it worked well. Alex

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:37 AM

I have tried with the nikon teleconverter TC-20E III and woks just fine, also tried with the Kenko pro 300 dc 2x and works fine...
no problem at all
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 03:49 PM

So I erred.
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Posted 08 November 2012 - 06:19 AM

It's odd, isn't it? Nikon says that the combination doesn't work, but (at least on the recent top-end bodies) it does...

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 06:42 AM

Regardless, It is going to be a handfull in the water though Tim.

The AF on my D800 is better than the D300 but in the water I find the 105/D300 bad enough - chuck in a load more mag and what, one and a half or two stops of light loss ?

Alex could make a box brownie work in the water so don't take any notice of him.

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:08 AM

I've used a +5D lens on the 105mm, but, I agree, using a 2x TC is a bit, err, specialised...

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 01:41 PM

Hi,

Anyone tryed Nikon 60mm and 2X telekonverter. Perhaps thats a better setup for extrem close ups,

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 02:41 PM

You would be getting to close to your object with a 60mm and a 2x converter.

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