Sony 55-300 or Tamron 70-300 USD

Started Jul 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
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geoffmalter
geoffmalter Senior Member • Posts: 2,563
Re: Sony 55-300 or Tamron 70-300 USD

DistantView wrote:

Hi Photoviewer - many thanks for that link, a really useful thread & just what I needed. Just out of interest which (if any) did you get& why ?

No need for anyone one else to reply - unless you want to !

Best wishes

RT

I originally purchased a Minolta 100-300 APO D, nice IQ, but found the 100mm too restrictive. I then opted for the 55-300 and haven't looked back. I didn't consider the Tamron.

Below is an example at 300mm, taken mid-morning in harsh Phoenix AZ sun, Jpeg, SOOC:

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