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06-27-2011, 03:39 AM   #1
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I'm looking for a good tele lens

Hi, first of all I'm new to this forum and to using a DSLR. I have worked as a graphic artist in the past, and recently discovered my love to taking the photos and not just choosing them, so... I bought the Pentax Kr with the kit lens - 18-55 and 55-300.
I will soon be going on a safari and am worried that the zoom of the 55-300 lens isn't strong enough to get some of the animals real close, so I was thinking of maybe buying an older lens, like the smc A*300/4, since (I think???) the light quality is better and maybe the image quality might be better than with the kit lens, anyone have good advice for a novice like me?
Thank you in advance!

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I'd recommend a post specifically on the lens issue in the lens forum- you'll get more guidance!
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