70-300 alternative to canon lens

Started Jul 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
whoosh1
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Re: 70-300 alternative to canon lens
In reply to saurabhk9, Jul 9, 2012

Saurabh,

You will probably be fine with this Tamron 70-300 vc (not used it but photozone review is quite good) or Nikon 70-300 vr - both really not macro (but neither is the sigma lens you linked even though it "claims" to be a macro - both go to 1:4) - assuming budget wise its ok:

http://www.flipkart.com/tamron-sp-af-70-300mm-f-4-5-6-di-vc-usd-for-nikon-digital-slr-lens/p/itmczc2hbg8jchuu?pid=ACCCYZFZZ8YFZA34&ref=fb93b8ba-3237-4bd9-a105-15f4347bbfb7

If its too high then maybe:

http://www.flipkart.com/nikon-af-s-dx-vr-zoom-nikkor-55-200-mm-f-4-5-6g-if-ed-lens/p/itmczcrkcjhkyxza?pid=ACCCX3SGRHSRGTHZ&ref=3ae66f56-de1c-4b3b-9e3a-7cee86985962

Here in US there is a promotion for the 55-200 vr and 55-300 vr with most entry level cameras - check if there is something like that in India.

Btw i have not tried the sigma you linked.

Abhijit

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