Best tele lens under $600

Started Nov 19, 2012 | Discussions thread
jitteringjr
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Re: Best tele lens under $600
In reply to jitteringjr, Nov 21, 2012

jitteringjr wrote:

and yet a tamron 70-200 vc beats a 70-200 f/4 IS with even a 1.4x III TC (the 70-300 IS is just a trace behind wide open and better as well at f/8)

Looking at the TDP crops, that is far from being realistic:

http://the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/ISO-12233-Sample-Crops.aspx?Lens=404&Camera=453&Sample=0&FLI=7&API=1&LensComp=757&CameraComp=453&SampleComp=0&FLIComp=4&APIComp=0

Ok lets try it this way:

http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/ISO-12233-Sample-Crops.aspx?Lens=404&Camera=453&Sample=0&FLI=7&API=0&LensComp=757&CameraComp=453&SampleComp=0&FLIComp=4&APIComp=1

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