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Fast and under £200....

Advantages: Fast autofocus, Excellent quality for a low-ish end lens.
Disadvantages: Not that sharp at 300mm

This is going to be a bit of a mixed review. I love this lens, dont get me wrong, but i had taken a long time to read up on these lenses because i knew i wanted a 75-300mm and couldnt decided between this and the Sigma version of the same spec (75-300mm f ...

stave84 27.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF telephoto zoom lens - 75 mm - 300 mm F/4.0-5.6

A must have lens for any photographer

Advantages: A lens for all photographers
Disadvantages: none

This is a great lens and will suite most amateur photographers needs. The detail and sharpness even at full zoom is fantastic even when hand held. The lens itself is light but feels very ruggedly built and is constructed of high quality glass which you wo ...

falcon1959 12.07.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Tamron 572D - telephoto zoom lens - 70 mm - 300 mm F/4.0-5.6

Tamron 70-300mm telephoto lens

Advantages: good value, get what you expect, decent macro mode, large focal range for the price
Disadvantages: less than brilliant focusing: a bit noisy and slow, manual focus ring is a bit smooth

The Tamron 70-300mm telephoto lens is an entry level telephoto and macro lens aimed at people who are new to DSLRs... I got this lens at Jessops as part of my camera bundle, so i originally only paid about £100.00 for it. Having had it for roughly a year ...

zedos180 10.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Tamron 572D - telephoto zoom lens - 70 mm - 300 mm F/4.0-5.6

APS-C Budget Bazooka!

Advantages: Range. Price. Decent quality.
Disadvantages: More humble features than EX Sigmas. Rotating filter mount.

I basing my review of this NON APO version of this lens used in conjunction with a NIKON APS-C mount cropped sensor DSLR camera.mount kindly loaned to me by a friend. I have owned and used the slightly more expensive APO version, have reviewed this previ ...

davecham 30.12.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma telephoto zoom lens - 70 mm - 300 mm F/4.0-5.6