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Originally Posted by MrCrassic View Post
I saw an EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 for cheap, and I hear that it's pretty bad. Is it worse than the stock lens I have now, or is it bad for being a telephoto lens?
If the 70-300 was a Tamron, I'd recommend against it.

I shoot with a Pentax K20D and have both zooms and primes. I had the Tamron 70-300 for a while and it suffers badly in the PF area. Especially when wide open in high contrast shots. I've heard the Sigma 70-300 has the same issue but not nearly as badly as the Tamron.
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