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06-19-2009, 08:29 PM   #16
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Thank you Lance for your very detailed answer. Maybe I should own both DA200 and DA60-250 at some point. You can't disagree with this approach, can you?
Actually, I think you'd be better served by the DA*60-250 and the DA*300.

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Actually, I think you'd be better served by the DA*60-250 and the DA*300.
You might be right, Lance. I did play with 60-250 in the store today. It is really a great lens. The sharpness at f4 is unbelievable. However, it is way too big for everyday use and for me it would have ended up being a lens for occasional use only. It is way too expensive (over $2000) to not be used extensively. Well, I walked out of the store carrying the DA*200. I played with it all evening and it's great. It needed only a minor AF adjustment to cure BF. I tried it with Tamron 1.4x TC AF and it works perfect. Instant 280mm lens. One little thing makes me wonder though - it sometimes underexposes (without the TC) up to almost a full stop. I wonder if this is normal.
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