after the DA 55-300... which lens is "better" ?

Started Jan 24, 2014 | Questions thread
viking79 Forum Pro • Posts: 14,138
Re: Why not the 300 or 60-250?

jf_tea wrote:

Britney Elvis wrote:

WR is not gonna happen at those ranges

Why not the DA300 f4? Not WR but a really nice 300 and they go for about 1200
Also the 60-250 is a very good lense... at 1200 If you want a zoom

As far as a canoe goes... I would use a long zoom P&S like the canon sx50 or panny FZ200... (fuji has a nice one too...
I would never risk a turn over in a canoe with a bag full of lenses and a WR camera... but I am poor and a chicken.


"It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them."
~~ Pierre Beaumarchais~~

Hi, Britney (?),

The DA*60-250 would be too heavy and too short for my purposes.

The DA* 60-250mm is sharper cropped to 300mm than the DA 55-300mm.  I don't think you have a lot of options if you want WR, just get the WR 55-300 or the DA* 60-250mm.

I wouldn't canoe with an SLR either, unless it was in a pelican case.  Remember WR is not rated for submersion at all.


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