Help - Oly 70-300mm vs 50-200mm

Started Mar 21, 2012 | Discussions thread
Bobbert
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Re: Help - Oly 70-300mm vs 50-200mm
In reply to toscha_seidel, Mar 21, 2012

I sold my 70-300 because my keeper rate was terrible. I don't usually lug around a tripod, and I found it hard to manage in anything other than ideal conditions. Hand held it was a disaster at longer reaches. I bought the NON SWD version of the 50-200 and the EC14 - it is not a lot heavier and just about the same size. IQ is on another planet by comparison, though to be fair I think I had a poor copy of the 70-300.

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Olympus e30, e-510, 12~60, 50~200 ED, EC14, 18~180, 14~42, 40~150, 50mm macro, 9~18, fl36

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