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Sony SAL-70400G

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Overall 10
10

As a pro, this lens in my kit has broadened my scope of what I can produce.

islandman, Ebay
6 November 2014
  • Summary: Now I put five stars for size and weight, but it is a heavy unit, but it does more than I expected. I forgot quickly about the weight and reveled in the sharpness and ease of use. top lens for those that want to be a hot shooter for a decent price.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

B. A. Smith, Amazon
18 September 2014
  • Summary: Beautiful photos as a result of this lens. Well worth the money.
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Overall 10
10

6 SSM lens is a great wildlife lens for those using the Sony line of ...

Sandra Samuelson "Scrutiny", Amazon
2 August 2014
  • Summary: The Sony SAL70400G 70-400mm f/4-5.6 SSM lens is a great wildlife lens for those using the Sony line of A mount DSLR cameras. It gives very sharp images and focuses quickly and quietly. If your subject moves slightly before you can snap the picture, you can adjust the focus without switching over to manual mode like a lot of lenses.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Sophath, Amazon
24 July 2014
Overall 6
6.0

I have used this lens more than any other lens and it has been a pretty good lens

Wendy "doofy1961", Amazon
22 July 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this lens September 18, 2012 so I think enough time has passed to give a review. I have used this lens more than any other lens and it has been a pretty good lens. I sent it in to be gone over before the warranty expired and because my photos were coming out extremely blurry. I got the lens back and all was right with the world again. This is a heavy lens (4 pounds) and it doesn't always focus as fast as I would like.
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Overall 10
10

I love this lens!

Joel K. "Joel K", Amazon
15 March 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this lens about 8 weeks ago and have seldom taken it off my Sony A77. Great combo. Sharp all the way through. Beautiful bokeh. Great reach for birding. I'm very pleased!
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Overall 2
2.0

Slowest Lens I own

Raymond Monk, Amazon
9 March 2014
  • Summary: Granted F/4 is not a super fast lens, but this thing spends more time searching than it gives me for shooting. Maybe it is something with this one lens, but for the price I am seriously disappointed
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telephoto 70/400

Thoma, Sony
24 September 2013
  • Summary: The picture says it all. Just started taking pictures 2 years ago. This lens was dropped down a concrete stairs in Oregon. Fell off of a tripod, safety lock not secured. Still works fine. I like the lens so much, for the price I bought a new backup lens. Now I have two.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent at range and works well as a macro

RTdriver, Amazon
18 July 2013
  • Summary: There is no comparison between the "G" series lenses and those you would buy over the counter at the local big box store. Then again the price difference between this lense and a kit lense is substantially different as well. Lots of comments have been made about this lense and the weight. Believe those comments. The lense is heavy and isn't really a good 'walking around' lense.
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Overall 8
8.0

this lens is fast and takes great pics

Pathguy, Amazon
22 June 2013
  • Summary: i got this lens for an african safari trip. it's way big and heavy for carrying in your hands for hours at a time. but those are the only downsides. as i started taking pics of wild animals, i was happy that i bought this lens. focus is very fast and images are sharp despite the jeep was constantly in motion so even a monopod or tripod would not have helped. i got some gallery shots from the trip so i'm happy with it.
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