Need advice re long telephoto lenses

Started Jan 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
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KentG Veteran Member • Posts: 4,396
Re: Need advice re long telephoto lenses

Of all those I prefer the Sigma 100-300/4. More versatile than a 300mm prime and hardly any drop in IQ (actually scores better at 300mm than many primes). And with a good 1.4x TC on it still produces very good IQ. Street price if you can find one is around $700-$800. Finding one in Pentax mount is the main issue. Think of it as a longer 60-250/4 with the same IQ but no weather-sealing.

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