Bowler and Umpire "in agreement" !!!
One of my rare "cricket outings" today - dusted down the mega-lens (170-500) and took it out into the sun ... oh dear oh dear !!
Not a happy lens at all - just didn't want to work properly in AutoFocus mode - don't know about 8 frames per second - it was struggling with 8 frames a minute ... plus the Manual Focus ring was not working properly, so I ended up 'picking a spot' in AF, then flipping to Manual Focus and hoping for the best - which unfortunately severely restricted my options. A few pictures at ...
Saddleworth CC v Uppermill CC 22Jun14
Uppermill finished with 175 all out - I then had to leave to walk home, cook tea etc ... Saddleworth won by 6 wickets though ...
Next time - maybe just take the cheap and cheerful 70-300 ... and wonder if the big bugger is worthy of a service !!!