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Old Feb 18, 2010, 11:07 AM   #1
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Default Tamron 70-300 vs. 75-300?

Hi all,
So I've decided that I need to be frugal and consider a budget 300mm zoom. After researching this site, I think I've decided on the Tamron 70-300. But, there's a Tamron 75-300 for less. I understand that the 75-300 does not have macro. But how does the image quality compare? If I don't need macro, should I go for it, or is the quality of the 70-300 much better?
I will be using it outdoors in nature, (heading to Vermont next week).
Thanks, your advice is appreciated.
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Old Feb 18, 2010, 11:15 AM   #2
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The Tamron 75-300 is not a 'Di' lens, which means it doesn't have the lens coatings that prevent flare on dSLRs. The extra money for the 70-300 Di LD is well spent.
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