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Old Jun 28, 2010, 10:36 PM   #15
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the tamron is slightly better the the canon 75-300mm, but they are both low end lenses and are really not that good. The tamron is the best form the bottom of the barrel.

The kit lenses of the pentax are much sharper in the long end, and focus very fast. That is the lens I took the bird shots with.

But the pentax seems to be the best fit for your wife and you. Go with it. It is a great camera.
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