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Old Jun 10, 2010, 9:02 PM   #1
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I have a kit lens that came with my canon 1000d. The "zoom" lens 70-300mm is showing a bit too much blur at 300mm when taking pics of objects over .5 mile away ..i would like some suggestions as to the step up for this range of lens that will not break the bank but give better (sharper) pics.

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Old Jun 10, 2010, 9:06 PM   #2
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That can be do to the haze and air conditions that you are getting that blur. What stop are you at with the 70-300mm. The lens is sharpest from f7.1 to f11
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Old Jun 10, 2010, 9:07 PM   #3
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also are we talking about the ef 70-300 4-5.4 IS USM form canon?
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If atmospheric haze is the problem, it can be reduced with a polarizing filter. A tripod is also a good investment when taking long range pictures.

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Old Jun 10, 2010, 10:23 PM   #5
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Can you be more specific as to which lens you used? and can you post an example of a shot you're dissatisfied with?
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Also are you using a UV or skylight filter? If so try taking it off.

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