Tamron 31A (200-500 5.6) vs Pentax 150-450 4.5-5.6

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Re: Tamron 31A (200-500 5.6) vs Pentax 150-450 4.5-5.6

paulkienitz wrote:

PentUp wrote:

Optically speaking you are probably right, but a prime fixed at 500mm or 300mm... while fine for small birds or general wildlife that stays in the distance... isn't a lot of use for big wildlife that isn't afraid to walk up to you. Zooms have their uses too.

If a hungry lion walks right up to you, you can take its picture with your phone.

I don’t take my phone out with me. There’s no reception out there anyway

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