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Which Tele for Animals
« on: March 13, 2014, 05:26:33 PM »
im looking for a tele lens for shooting some animals
i dont earn money for it. its just my hobby.so i can´t buy a 600mm =(

It should be one of these

Tamron 70-200 2,8 VC USD                                        ( pro´s 2.8                     con´s : only 200mm )
Canon 70-300L 4-5,6 IS USM         ( pro´s :  light weight     con´s : -)
Canon 100-400 4,5-5,6L IS USM                                ( pro´s : 400mm             con´s : heavy )
Tamron 150-600 5-6,3 DI VC USD                              ( pro´s : 600mm , price   con´s : heavy )

maybe u have another lens for me

Sry for my english :)

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Which Tele for Animals
« on: March 13, 2014, 05:26:33 PM »

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Re: Which Tele for Animals
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2014, 05:48:54 PM »
Animals..... big or small? Moving or still?
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Re: Which Tele for Animals
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2014, 05:57:36 PM »
...and how far away will you be from them?

Regardless, the 70-300L is an excellent telezoom if 300mm is long enough.
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Re: Which Tele for Animals
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2014, 03:53:44 PM »
The Tamron 150-600 is probably your best bet for wildlife photography on a budget.  Its the cheapest and longest and by all accounts the IQ is great for the money.  Seems like a no-brainer first wildlife lens to me.

Unless by "shooting some animals" you mean at the zoo or your cat or something.  In that case, I'd go with one of the 70-200 2.8's. 

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Re: Which Tele for Animals
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2014, 03:53:44 PM »