Sony 70-400G v. 70-300G

Started Mar 17, 2013 | Discussions thread
Kriekira Senior Member • Posts: 2,227
Re: Sony 70-400G v. 70-300G

I have both.  The cheaper lens (70-300) is the luxury:  I use it when I want a more casual, easy-to-carry telephoto set-up.  The 70-400 is my go-to lens in almost all situations, and certainly the lens I use when IQ is crucial.  The 70-400 is the last lens I would give up.

That said, Michael Reichmann at Luminous Landscape has posted some excellent pictures recorded with the 70-300, and speaks of it highly (  The difference between the 70-300 and the 70-400 is not as important as what's behind the camera.

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