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New Camera - Looking For A Good Spotting Lense  
User currently offlineyp6370 From Germany, joined Apr 2000, 200 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 4689 times:

My first post in the photography section  

I am looking for a lense for spotting. It's not my priority but it's always fun around the airports  
Currently my plans are a Nikon D7000 camera and either a Nikon 70-300 or Tamron 70-300.

Are my proposed lenses any good? Would also appreciate any other recommendations!

Thanks all!  

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User currently offlinescopedude From Indonesia, joined Oct 2010, 53 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 4684 times:

Both Nikon 70-300VR and Tamron 70-300VC are excellent choices. I also use D7000 and Tamron 70-300VC for the same purpose.


5D2, 650D, 70-200/4 IS, 70-300 L, 135 L
User currently offlinevortex003 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2007, 37 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 2 hours ago) and read 4648 times:

I use a D90 and recently purchased a 28-300 VR to allow me a bit more flexibility when shooting stuff close up (mainly helicopters and GA types).I now keep my 70-300VR as a spare lens.

User currently offlinehotplane From UK - England, joined Jul 2006, 1084 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 3 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4518 times:
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Surely some binoculars are required for 'spotting'?? A lens is for taking photos.


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