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Recommendations on a cheap telephoto lens for birds?

This is a discussion on Recommendations on a cheap telephoto lens for birds? within the Camera equipment & accessories forums, part of the Education & Technical category; I'd say look at the Sigma 120-400mm. From what I have seen, price to performance, it's definitely worth a peak....

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    I'd say look at the Sigma 120-400mm. From what I have seen, price to performance, it's definitely worth a peak.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michaelaw View Post
    I can vouch for the quality of the Zuiko 70-300mm as I shot with it for a couple of years using an E-510 and E-3. I have never owned a sharper lens. If you go to my Photoblog in my sig and go to the archives July 2009 and earlier are some examples of work done with this lens. Pretty much all the bird and animal shots are using this lens.
    I second that.
    This was taken my me ( Very inexperienced ) with E -520 with 70-300
    Very little sharpening in Picasa and re-size
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    nice. do you have one with the full reflection?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bambi View Post
    nice. do you have one with the full reflection?
    No Sorry I do not have any. I never thought of that when I was shooting the Goose . Would of been a nicer picture.

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