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08-08-2008, 06:01 AM   #1
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55-300 first trial shots

I did not have time to thoroughly test the lens (it came yesterday), but I will in couple of next days.
First impression - it definitely delivers as expected, that is, much better than similar zoom lens I used in the past (el cheapo Minolta 70-210 on film).
IQ seems to be at the same level as kit lens v II.
Please don't ask how much did I pay for it ... European prices + Croatian taxes => =(

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08-08-2008, 07:25 AM   #2
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Congrats on the purchase - enjoy the lens - I like it. Nice shots as well.
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QuoteOriginally posted by gamgee Quote
I did not have time to thoroughly test the lens (it came yesterday), but I will in couple of next days.
First impression - it definitely delivers as expected, that is, much better than similar zoom lens I used in the past (el cheapo Minolta 70-210 on film).
IQ seems to be at the same level as kit lens v II.
Please don't ask how much did I pay for it ... European prices + Croatian taxes => =(

No PP, just PEF to JPEG export.



Your series is far superior than mine(I use it mostly @ telephoto) and havent yet use it for close ups,but you do have a good copy


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08-10-2008, 02:59 PM   #4
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I also use it on the tele side most of the time.
Did not understand the part about series being superior ... are you saying that my 55-300 is better than yours? It would be pitty if this nice lens suffers quality control issues too.

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he is saying your photos are better than his own

it'd be nice to learn more of your impressions and opinions about the lens as you use it more
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^^^ What he said

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08-10-2008, 11:19 PM   #7
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Thank you, I will be glad to post my experiences with this lens. I am on vacation right now, using the lens whenever I can so there should be enough material to make some conclusions when I get home, maybe even earlier.
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