its the only lens i have right now for my 7500. It does alright, however the photos i uploaded for my account were all taken with it, and were taken with it maxed out at 300mm. And the animals in question were 20-50 yards away at the time. The rabbit at the stump was perhaps 10 yards, maybe 12. Am i simply doing something wrong as i do not seem to get the massive magnification that the nikon website indicates i should... or is it that i am NOT using the crop mode setting?