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03-28-2010, 08:01 AM   #1
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Tamron 28-200mm or 28-300mm?

Both lenses seem to produce sharp, impressive photos. I am inclined to get the 28-200mm lens for the K-x since it is a bit lighter and less expensive. If I miss the long zoom (200-300), then I could get either the 70-300mm for specific purposes or sell the 28-200 and buy the 28-300.

Is there a difference in the sharpness or other qualities between the 28-200 and 28-300 that would suggest getting the 28-300 instead?

Thanks for any guidance from those who use these lenses.

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i have them both. the 28-300 is sharper than 28-200. but a bit heavy.
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The 28-300 is also slightly faster at 3.5 but also slower at 6.3. Do these have any practical implications?
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