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Old Nov 8, 2010, 10:27 AM   #1
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I have a canon t1i in my shopping cart, but cannot decide on what lens to go with it. Right now amazon has a deal on either a 75-300 or a 55-250 stabilized lens. What one is the better one?
http://www.amazon.com/Canon-T1i-Digi...9229909&sr=8-2

anyone have a clue what lens is the preffered one? I really don't care much about the 50 mm difference between them.
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Old Nov 8, 2010, 10:45 AM   #2
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Hi what are shooting both of these are long lenses
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Old Nov 8, 2010, 10:54 AM   #3
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i will be using the telephoto lens for sports, animals, kids.
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Old Nov 8, 2010, 10:58 AM   #4
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Well, the 75-300 is a rather poor performer. But, what sports and what context? (i.e. shooting NFL from stands is different than Friday night varsity under lights is different than flag football)? What type of animals? This will help determine if the 55-250 is even a good solution for what you want to do.
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as John has mentioned, don't get the 75-300.

your choice should be between the 55-250IS and the 70-300IS.
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basically i get either lens free instantly, so which one is better for free? i am assuming the one with IS. I will find some use for it for what i am going to pay for it.
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The 55-250 is better than the 75-300.
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if your choice is between those 2, then the 55-250 is the easy choice.
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