Sony 55-300 Comparison

Started Sep 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
jcurtistx
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Re: Sony 55-300 Comparison
In reply to jcurtistx, Oct 4, 2012

ISO 400 300mm f/8 1/3200

In this corner we have the Sony 55-300mm SAM - the underdog

ISO 400 300mm f/8 1/2500

In this corner we have the Tamron 70-300 USD - the reigning champion

Optically it is hard to say which is better in my limited experience.  In one photo I will think the Tamron - in another the Sony (maybe a very slight edge to Tamron @ 300mm).  Surprisingly I was able to catch this bird with the Sony, granted it is a large graceful one...

Jeff

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Sony A57, Sony 18-135, Tamron 60 f2, Sigma 50-150 f2.8, Tamron 70-210 f3.5-4.5 (Circa 1988), Minolta 100-300 APO D

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