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Reviewed: Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS

 
Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS

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The about $1098 Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS for Sony E mount is an all-arounder telephoto.

Now published are two pages discussing how it performed for me in the field—not well I’m afraid.

Image sizes up to 28 megapixels pixels, with crops.

It’s hard enough to obtain a prime (fixed focal length) lens to show symmetry. But zoom lenses are another can of worms, since it’s not just symmetry with changes in focus, but also with zooming combined with focus. Distance scenes are merciless in revealing problems.

 
f9 @ 1/250 sec, ISO 100; 2016-06-13 07:41:51
Sony A7R II + Sony FE 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G OSS @ 209mm

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