10 out of 10 points and recommendedFX, very sharp up to 200mm, still useful at 300, great colors, great VR work, great price/qualdark zoom, plastic feel,
Very nice lens! Im using it at all of 70-300 range, great sharpness till 200, nice at 300mm f7-8 too :) Im shooting birds too and for this price its doing a great job.reviewed April 17th, 2010 (purchased for $560)
Here some Kingfisher photos at 300mm little f stopped...
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10 out of 10 points and recommendedv good sharpness, great colors, great VR work, super fast AF, build quality,heavy lens, CAs
My favourite lens. Very easy manual focus, great preformance. Best macro and overall choice at this mm, only sigma 70 2,8 is sharper, but it is different kind of lens at all...reviewed April 17th, 2010 (purchased for $890)