Choosing long telephoto lens

Matthew Hunt mph at
Mon Apr 4 13:06:22 EDT 2011

On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 11:11 AM, mike wilson <m.9.wilson at> wrote:

> I would argue that there isn't a 300mm made that is hand holdable, if you
> want to take decent pictures.

These are all DA*300/4 hand-held. And I would consider myself
handicapped a bit by shooting a K10D, which I like to keep at quite
low ISO settings. 2 more stops would be a nice improvement in DOF
and/or motion blur. (with Tamron 1.4x TC) (with Tamron 1.4x TC) (By incandescent
bathroom lighting)

Tamron 70-300 at 300mm:

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