A&P Looking for a telephoto lens for Rebel XT

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  1. AJP

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    if money is tight you dont want a zoom at all. if you are really cheap that money can go toward a old manual M42 prime or something.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Asahi-Pentax-M4...4|66:2|65:12|39:1|240:1318|301:0|293:1|294:50
    (opticaly this lens kicks that canons ass)
     
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    Cheap telephotos become paperweights. I know this from experience.
     
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    I've got the VERY same lens. It's shit. DO NOT BUY IT. It's a shitty lens. Slow to focus, slow AP, about as sharp as an overdone gaussian blur in PS.
     
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    Get a 70-200mm f/4L. You can find them used for around $500 (?) now. I bought one when I still had my XT and have been completely satisfied with it.
     
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    I have the Canon 70-300 f/4-5.6 IS and love it.
     
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    yeah but thats 500
     
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    foot zoom
     
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    Yeah but for the quality, that price is not bad at all. If Nikon made an equivalent lens, I prob. would've gotten that to start.
     
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    i :love: my 70-200 f/4


    actually, its the one on my camera the most now....
     
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    that's the constant f4, though, right? the f4-5.6 blows cock, though the IS version does help a bit.
     
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    the one i want costs 1500 :(
     
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    How much is the gift certificate?
     
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    Why Sams sells the sam glass everyone else sells? The one I linked the reviews are better than the tamron linked.
     
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    $200
     
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    agree go to KEH.com
    i must have spent much money there :wtc:
     
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    Negative ghost rider. Walmart/Sam's sells the cheap low end stuff that you'll only regret buying after posting 3 shots on OTAP... trust me, i have that lens. Uploading sample shots now.
     
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    Image quality from the Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM Lens is also mediocre.
     
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    :werd: here's a couple of shots i took just today with this exact same lens:

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    Straight off the camera, just a quick resize. At f4 on the 75mm shot, i got camera shake. needed more light. same thing at f5.6 on the 300mm shot. Had to go to shutter priority, and 1/80th of a second, while upping the ISO to compensate to avoid the camera shake.
     

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