55-250 or 70-300

Started Jan 25, 2013 | Discussions thread
jitteringjr Veteran Member • Posts: 3,572
Re: 55-250 or 70-300

Here is a comparison of the 55-250 versus the 70-300 IS USM


That site doesn't have a direct comparison between the 55-250 and Tammy 70-300 VC, but here is the Canon 70-300 IS USM versus the Tammy:


Actually tymevest did a comparison of the Tammy versus the 55-250 and even with the Canon cropped out to 300mm from 250mm, I see little improvement if any:


I see little reason to get either 70-300 over the Canon for less money. Buy the 55-250 now and save up for the white glass later.

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