A&P Best EF-mount ##-200mm lens for under $140?

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  1. David

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    Whats the best EF-mount ##-200mm lens I can get for under $140?
     
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    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    save the money and put it towards a better lens. work with what you've got right now b/c $140 will not buy a good lens in that range
     
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    :bigthumb: agreed. Some of those lenses are worse than the kit lens. and the kit lens is nothing great.

    honestly? save your money. work with what you have now. if anything buy a 50mm f/1.8 lens. but save your money. buy the Canon 70-200 f/4L lens. the 70-200 L series is one of canon's best lenses. You can find them used for like $450. Yeah that's over double what you're asking but it blows the stupid 70-300 lens outta the water.
     
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    I was thinking about saving up and getting the 28-200mm USM
     
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    I'll sell you a 75-300 III (non USM) with a Cokin UV filter for $110 shipped.

    Lens and glass are in great condition (no defects in the glass)...

    It is of course not the sharpest lens @ 300mm but it's the cheapest way for a canon user to get to 300mm for certain.
     
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    save your cash, for $140 you'll get a lens that doesn't produce decent pictures so you won't use it and you'll end up spending the $450 on a 70-200 f4L and leaving it in the closet anyways.
     
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    save for the 70 200 f4.0; anything else below that isn't worth the $$$
     

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