Light lens for birding?

Started Jun 16, 2013 | Discussions thread
RonakG
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Re: Light lens for birding?
In reply to kipling, Jun 16, 2013

I don't have experience with long lenses other than 55-300, but it's one of the best for the price. I have the DA L version. It's definitely slow to focus and little noisy too, but gets the work done if you use it right.

Here's one BIF I took recently that I'm pretty happy with.

Note that this was taken with Pentax K-x. With K-30 it should be little easier with improved AF performance.

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Pentax K-x Pentax smc DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL Pentax smc DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED Pentax smc DA 18-135mm F3.5-5.6ED AL [IF] DC WR Pentax smc DA 50mm F1.8
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