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Old Sunday 10th March 2013, 17:27   #1
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Advice or opinions please

Hi Folks
I am new to the birding area and have a conundrum. I have a K-x and a DA 55 - 300. I am conssidering either a Vivitar 1.4A Teleconverter or a Rokinon 500m 6.3 lens. Which one would you choose? Thanks in advance.

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Old Monday 11th March 2013, 12:29   #2
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I have the same as you, and have not yet upgraded for birding, but the shop I bought the lens from said it was not good enough for a converter. I have no other grounds for saying that, but it would lead me to buy the 500m which would give you 750mm and might do.
I can get "nearer" with an Opticron adapter and cheap camera on my scope. If you have a scope, then that maybe the way to go for about 200ish
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Old Monday 11th March 2013, 18:26   #3
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If your funds can stretch to a DA*300mm go for it, cracking lens which will also take a converter.
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