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Old Sunday 24th July 2016, 20:06   #1
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Affordable longer lenses, any recommendations?

Hi, I have recently got into wildlife/bird photography but my background is more in sports photography. I have a Nikon D300 and a Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 which is lovely but having been out today I can see that it is nowhere near long enough. I do have a 2x teleconverter but I find that image quality is drastically reduced when using it.

Any recommendations for something longer in the 500-600 range would be greatly appreciated.
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Old Monday 25th July 2016, 05:56   #2
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Welcome to the money pit (wildlife photography),in all seriousness with your budget i think i would try to push just a little further and look at the Sigma 150-600 C,the Tamron 150-600 is a second choice but i dont feel its as good (i have had both) if you did then go for new to get the Sigma 3 year or Tamron 5 year warranty.
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Thanks nikonmike. Those were the two lenses I had seen and was considering so good to know I'm on the right track.
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