What is the best nikon lens to use in order to take photos at a football game?

I will be on the sidelines at the UCLA game this weekend, and I have (borrowed) a Nikon D40 with a 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G lens.

Asked By: Josh R - 11/21/2007
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If you are going to be on the sidelines and have free run up and down the field, I think you've got a pretty good lens for the job, considering it will be used on a D40. It's an AF-S lens, so it will autofocus to keep up with the action and it's a VR lens, so you can probably hand-hold pretty much everything... More
Answered By: Dr. Sam - 11/21/2007
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The lens you have will be good for close up pics of the team but for distant action (mid field) I would imaging that you'll want the following in order of importance... More
Answered By: offroader_ii - 11/21/2007
The best Nikon lenses for sport shooting are IMHO : Nikon 70-200 VR (+ extender) Sigma 50-500 (+ tripod)
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