A&P Good Glass?

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  1. DRAIGON

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    Not bad IMO. Depends on what you use it for. :dunno:
     
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    Well, I got some C&C on my pelicans, I want to get closer shots without having to get to close. I was wondering if this lens would give me clarity at zoomed in shots.
     
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    It has such a large zoom range - I'd say you're going to lose some quality. :dunno:
     
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    I wouldn't spend the money on it :dunno:
     
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    Is there an equivalent to this for the Sony A700 for better money, or a betrter lens for what I am trying to achieve.

    Something like this.

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    Doesn't have to be a pelican. Just a general Idea..
     
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    It says Sigma on it doesn't it? That should awnser your question.
     
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    Camera body says Sony.....
     
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    that alone should have been enough when you were purchasing it..
     
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    Christmas Prez from teh SO
     
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    Getting a better camera asap. What does OTAP think the better camera is.
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    get teh bigma instead
     
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    :rofl:

    Your camera is clearly the reason why you suck at picture taking.
     
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    The exif on that picture says it was taken at 150mm so the lens you are looking at is a bit overkill to get that exact picture. Personally since you are such a photo noob I would suggest not trying to take telephoto photo pictures until you get a grasp of the basics and are able to take better more basic pictures.

    You should stop blaming your camera too as there are people with P&S cameras who take pretty good pics.

    Edit: The Sigma 70-200mm APO f2.8 EX would be the lens that would let you reproduce that type of picture with a Sony body.

    Edit 2: Instead of dropping like $1k on a piece of glass that is useful in very specific situations (when you need a lot of reach ("zoom")) I would suggest picking up something that will improve your standard walk around/everyday pictures. Not sure what glass you have already but a lot of OT'ers are using/like the Tamron P AF17-50mm F/2.8 or the Tamron 28-75 f/2.8 ....both are reasonably priced and are available for the sony mount.
     
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    I have 3.5-6.3 18-200 Sony, 4.5-5.6 75-300 1.5m/4.9ft Macro Sony, 50mm 1:2.8 DG Macro Sigma.
     
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    I don't know anything about Sony glass but I would not be surprised if the 50mm is the only reliably sharp lens in that list. I am guessing the 75-300 is similar to the cheap zooms that Canon and Nikon make that take unsaturated/soft pictures. That 18-200 might be decent but I don't know anything about it...
     
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