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Sony300mm f/2.8 G Telephoto Prime Lens
 
4.8

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (6)
  • Durable (5)
  • Nice bokeh (5)
  • Rugged (5)
  • Strong construction (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Wildlife photos (5)
    • Landscape/scenery (4)
    • Sports/action (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    4.0

    300mm lens

    By Arthur Preston

    from Oxnard, CA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Nice Focus Sharp Images
    • Rugged

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Night Photography
      • Sports/Action
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about Sony 300mm f/2.8 G Telephoto Prime Lens:

      Semi-professional photographer, wanted to try a large lens with a large aperture. Nice smooth focus on Sony A-99. Little heavy, but that is to be expected. Problem the second time I used it, lens did not communicate with camera, camera indicator said ERR, and screen said "restart camera". Had to take battery out of camera to get those messages to go away. That scared me a bit. Does not come with a "traditional" front lens cap, but rather a leather-type cover, more like a carrying case.

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Super Super Super

      By Gibo

      from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

      About Me Photography Student

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
      • Nice Bokeh
      • Rugged
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Sony 300mm f/2.8 G Telephoto Prime Lens:

        I bought this lens because i wanted to capture pictures of whales, dolphins, and seals. I was able to get only dolphins and seals -- the whales were nowhere to be seen. I obtained up close pictures of the dolphins and seals without having to use my 1.4 teleconverter. It's nice to have a lens like this for the job. This is the best of Sony's G lenses.

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome Lens with the BEST deal!

        By gibi

        from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
        • Nice Bokeh
        • Rugged
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery

          Comments about Sony 300mm f/2.8 G Telephoto Prime Lens:

          I bought this lens last week, and I'm so stoked about it. Here's why:

          1) I did not pay taxes because I live in California 2) I got FREE shipping because I chose "UPS Ground" which took 5 days -- I wasn't desperate for the lens to arrive any sooner, but it was hard waiting because of my excitement. 3) The auto focus is quick and 4) I get sharp images

          So, my overall rating is SUPERB.

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          The Lens of all Lenses

          By Saxxphotoman

          from Brooklyn, NY

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Consistent Output
          • Durable
          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
          • Nice Bokeh
          • Rugged
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

          • NONE

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Night Photography
          • Sports/Action
          • Weddings/Events
          • Wildlife Photos

          Comments about Sony 300mm f/2.8 G Telephoto Prime Lens:

          From day one this lens has proved itself as the most versatile lens in the world. The Bokek is the greatest. It is the best of the G series in the Sony line, pricey but a must if you are a serious photog.

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          (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Super Lens

          By Tom

          from Tampa, FL

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Consistent Output
          • Durable
          • Easily Interchangeable
          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
          • Nice Bokeh
          • Rugged
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Macro Photography
            • Sports/Action
            • Weddings/Events
            • Wildlife Photos

            Comments about Sony 300mm f/2.8 G Telephoto Prime Lens:

            Use this for nature, sports, and close ups. Pictures are clear and sharp. Must use a tri or mono pod because of weight. Easy to use in both AF and manual. With a 2x converter this lens is worth the investment.

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            (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            BEST BUILD AND GOOD QUALITY LENS

            By PETER138

            from BONNEY LAke,WA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Fast / accurate auto-focus
            • Nice Bokeh
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sports/Action
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about Sony 300mm f/2.8 G Telephoto Prime Lens:

              I OWN THIS LENS FOR MORE THAN 2 YEARS . IT PRODUCES BEAUTIFUL PICTURES AND FAST FOCUSING . THE BOKEH IS SMOOTH AND CREAMY ,IT ASLO CAN GIVE SHARP IMAGE EVEN WITH 2X CONVERTER LENS UNDER AVAILABLE LIGHT AT F9.

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