I will buy the lens you recommend! 24-hourpoll! Minolta BBC vs Sony 55-300!

Started May 12, 2013 | Questions thread
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splashy
splashy Senior Member • Posts: 1,757
Re: I will buy the lens you recommend! 24-hourpoll! Minolta BBC vs Sony 55-300!

Tamron 70-300 is a very nice lens, as is the  Sony 18-135

Minolta's might be cheaper, but as good as they might be, they are old and often have severe color aberration and this gets annoying after a while. Often very disturbing despite of the sharpness and color.

Remember you have to be a bit lucky to have a good copy. (sharpness/dust/oil)

You can compare at this site

http://www.dyxum.com/lenses/

Select only lenses above 4.5 and you will be fine.

 splashy's gear list:splashy's gear list
Sony a77 II Nikon D750 Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di USD +2 more
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