02-06-2023 09:53 PM - last edited on 02-07-2023 09:29 AM by Danny
Hi, I have recently been into wildlife photography. I purchased the canon rebel t7 kit with the 75 to 300mm lens. It was good at first but then I started wanting sharper images, faster autofocus, image quality, and less chromatic aberration. Do you know if there are any lenses that would attach to the canon t7 that have the things listed and be able to take some sharp action shots of wildlife. I would also like a lens with 300mm or more. My budget would preferably be under 300usd. Thanks so much
02-07-2023 07:42 AM
Unless you go used, $300 is not going to get you longer focal lengths than 300mm. e.g. both Sigma and Tamron have 100-400mm lenses at around $800 new. Canon's offering in that focal range runs around $2,000 new (current sale price).
02-07-2023 12:07 PM
Listen buddy, thanks for the info but you aren’t much of a help to me. I clearly stated that my budget was 300 USD and if you wont listen, I might have to block you. Good day sir. Cheers from Australia
02-07-2023 01:09 PM
Good luck then. Just because you don't like the current set of answers on this thread, doesn't mean they are incorrect.
02-08-2023 09:31 AM
Dude i said my budget was 350. Are you seriously putting me in the wrong? You recommended me a 2000 dollar lens
02-08-2023 11:30 AM
Nowhere did I recommend a $2,000 lens. My original post stated "Unless you go used, $300 is not going to get you longer focal lengths than 300mm."
i.e. if you want a focal length beyond 300mm and can only spend $300, you'll need to find a used lens. The other prices I had listed out was to point out a few examples of new lens prices where focal length can reach above 300mm (to show perspective on why $300 wasn't enough if wanting a new lens).
Even if you raise your budget to $350, my original statements still apply.
02-07-2023 08:34 AM - edited 02-07-2023 09:15 AM
Disregard. Operator error.
02-07-2023 09:09 AM
OP has a Rebel though (EF mount).
02-07-2023 09:15 AM
You are correct. Got confused with another posting.
02-07-2023 09:17 AM - edited 02-07-2023 09:19 AM
For the T7, you are indeed limited. You are going to need some additional budget. The Sigma or Tamron 150~600mm is worth your consideration, but both are above your stated price point.
The T7 is a entry level camera with 9 AF points, we generally recommend to a beginner who is looking to learn and acquire basic photography skills. Thats not to say it cannot take nice photos, it does. I also recommend you look into a good tripod or stabilizer. Focusing on small objects when zoomed isn't easy and small movements can cause blur in your photos.
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