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Sony Alpha (Full-frame) Zoom Lenses

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Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Sony-alpha

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Sony-alpha

"This inexpensive zoom is solidly built, operates smoothly and has minimal chromatic aberration ("purple fringing'). Very useful outdoors and for general telefoto purposes. I expected softness at the end of the zoom range but was pleasantly surprised (!). Allows me to find interesting faces in a crowd and capture fine details of remote objects (e.g. when filming architectural curiosities). Not too heavy and, when attached to a A700, balances well. The lens does not creep and requires just the right amount of force in changing the focal length"

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Max focal length 300 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Sony-alpha

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Sony-alpha

"Picture quality is excelent, zoom is great. Overall quality seems decent."

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Max focal length 300 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 435 g
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Generic motor
#3

Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G2

Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G2
 
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Great telephoto lens
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400 mm
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Max focal length 400 mm
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Zoom range 5.7x
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 1.5 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Generic motor
#4

Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di USD Sony-alpha

Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di USD Sony-alpha
 
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Great telephoto lens
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600 mm
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Max focal length 600 mm
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Zoom range 4x
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 2 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 150 mm
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Aperture f/5
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di USD Sony-alpha

Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di USD Sony-alpha
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Tamron USD
#6

Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss T* Alpha A-Mount Standard

Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss T* Alpha A-Mount Standard
 
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The same aperture at all focal lengths
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Weight 1 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 24 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Generic motor
#7

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Sony-alpha

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Sony-alpha

"This glass is sharp! At f8.0 I didn't feel the need to sharpen images in post; and the quality of the bokeh is very pleasing."

 
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Fixed aperture
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The same aperture at all focal lengths
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 24 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
#8

Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G SSM II

Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G SSM II
 
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Fixed aperture
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The same aperture at all focal lengths
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Weight 1.3 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Sony SSM
#9

Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM APO Sony-alpha

Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM APO Sony-alpha

"I took it to Yellowstone on my first outing with it. I got some great shots of many aminals off in the distance."

 
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500 mm
 
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Sigma OS
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Max focal length 500 mm
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Zoom range 3.3x
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 1.9 kg
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Min focal length 150 mm
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Aperture f/5
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Sony-alpha

Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Sony-alpha
 
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Great zoom range
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10x
 
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500 mm
 
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Sigma OS
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Max focal length 500 mm
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Zoom range 10x
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 2 kg
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Aperture f/4.5
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Focus motor Sigma HSM