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01-27-2014, 03:05 PM   #1
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HD 55-300mm vs DA* 60-250mm Comparison

Many of you have asked for a comparison between the 55-300mm and the 60-250mm. I'm happy to announce that our latest in-depth review includes said comparison


My favorite page would have to be the AF comparison. Heie did an amazing job with that!

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Thanks for the great work Adam and team.

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Way to go Alex!! Great job!!
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This was a great review.
Niceley done Adam and Heie.
Can't wait for Heies da560 vs sigma 500mm comparison.

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I had almost purchased the DA* 60-250 which I have lusted over for some time. Now that I have the money, the South African Rand has collapsed which means the cost has ballooned 15% or so. I even had the Mistress of Finance approve. Reading this report and looking at my photos taken with my DA 55-300, I realised that my lack of sharp photos was not the lens, but my technique. I would not use the lens enough to justify the cost of the lens. I was actually amazed at how many of my photos were tack sharp at 300mm. The 55-300 is just too good to discard!

I am very sad but saved myself from the belief that a better lens will magically improve my pictures. (LBA slightly under control)

Maybe later I will get it.... (I can still keep my dream alive!)

Thanks Heie for a balanced review. Always good to read your posts.
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