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05-22-2011, 04:41 PM   #1
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The DAL 55-300 exceeded my expectations! (Thanks again Acrollet!)

My goal was to shoot my niece's lacrosse game today. I had asked for advice here last week and got it, and all I can say is I could not be happier with the performance of the lens I ended up with... the DAL 55-300.

I do not usually shoot any kind of sports really, and just wanted something to get the job done that wouldn't break the bank. I had considered renting the DA* 60-250, and I'm sure it would have performed like the star it is, but I was afraid of it's weight and spending $50 one something I wouldn't get to keep. On Acrollet's suggestion, I bought a cheapo DAL 55-300 and it did the job just fine! Better than fine!













So thanks again to Acrollet and everyone who helped out... I really could not be happier with the outcome, and I'm sure my brother- and sister-in-law will love the results too!

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Great action shoot. I like the top image with the ball in the frame. Getting shots like that is a nice way to learn something about yourself and the camera/ lens combo.
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Great shots, the DA55-300 is an excellent lens, perfect for outdoor daytime sports.
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This prove that regular lense can do a great job

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QuoteOriginally posted by bobmaxja Quote
This prove that regular lense can do a great job
And the 55-300 is one of the best "regular lenses" out there. It's a really great value IMO.

To the OP, nice shots
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This prove that regular lense can do a great job
I hope the photographer has something to do with it too

Thanks everyone!
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just try to stopdown, you will never regret to have this lens
here some of my shot





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I got it with my k-x and I love it.
Which camera did you use DRabbit?

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I got it with my k-x and I love it.
Which camera did you use DRabbit?
K-5
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This prove that regular lense can do a great job
regular is more of an understatement. it is basically better than that.
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Thanks DRabbit
Not that the pictures taken with my K-x are bad, but I could notice your pics had "something else"
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