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Old 9th of May 2010 (Sun)   #1
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Default Quantaray 70-300mm

I recently picked up a Quantaray 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 LDO macro EF lens for my Canon 350D body. I am new to SLR's. I have been searching this site all day (like 12 hours) and can't find any info on this brand. does that mean that it is bad or just unused? I do wildlife mostly. I like the photos I have gotten from it. but thay are mainly point and shoot, except I like to manual focus. Is it something I should plan on keeping or look to sell and get something different? Thank you all. It has been fun seeing all of your photos and reading your posts.
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Default Re: Quantaray 70-300mm

Heard of the brand but not that particular lens. If you enjoy the photos from it then keep enjoying, best off upgrading when you actually find a limitation, not just because people tell you to.
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Thank you. That has to be about the best advice I have read all day.
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Default Re: Quantaray 70-300mm

I believe that the Quantaray 70-300mm may be a Tamron lens rebranded for Ritz Camera.
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Default Re: Quantaray 70-300mm

Quantaray is mainly Sigma, actually, but yes there are some other companies that rebrand as Quantaray. The teles are mostly Sigma.

They're low end lenses, but you get a lot of reach for very little money.

If you get an Err99 mounting the lens, send it to Sigma and they'll fix it.
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