70-300mm F4/5.6 DI LD Macro (Pentax AF) reviews: Lens

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+ This lens has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on build quality.

£126 – £136 at 4 retailers out of 419 retailers checked

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Some customer reviews of 70-300mm F4/5.6 DI LD Macro (Pentax AF)

Most helpful reviews

Jason, Southampton

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Excellent value for money no prblems with this product
Bad points:
All OK
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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3 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 29 Dec 2011

Rob, London

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Cheap. Macro functionality is a bonus.
Bad points:
Image quality not great especially above 180mm.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 7.0
Build Quality 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 22 Dec 2008

Mark, Colwyn Bay

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Good build quality, quick to focus
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 17 Jun 2013

Sivatheepan,

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
The images are truly amazing, the quality of the product and images it produces are wonderful. Great value for money.
Bad points:
Have to be very stable with your hands, I would recommend using a a tripod, that way can be assured that the images are clear and brilliant.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Build Quality 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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3 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 16 Jun 2012

Ian, Sheppey

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Good lens at an affordable price.
Bad points:
I'm new to the world of DSLR photography, so not really in a position to say.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 12 Nov 2015

Richard, Likes digital and film!

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Well put together for price, extremely good value for money. Especially when fitted to Pentax which already has image stablisation
Bad points:
Size is slightly larger than ideal
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 8.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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4 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 09 Dec 2011

Mike, Kingston Very old beginner

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Superb quality photo's auto focus is a joy to use even on macro setting'
feels solid but does not weigh as much as expected very little distortion
at extreme ranges. All in all worth every penny.
Bad points:
Zoom slightly notchy in feel and macro setting sometimes difficult to get out of
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 Feb 2012

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