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Sony SAL 300mm f/2.8 G SSM II Hands-On Preview

Sony SAL 300mm f/2.8 G SSM II Hands-On Preview - We go hands on with the new Sony SAL 300mm G SSM II Alpha mount lens.

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Sony Alpha 300mm G II Lens Hands On (3)
Sony Alpha 300mm G II Lens Hands-On

The Sony SAL 300mm G SSM II lens is a new premium telephoto f/2.8 lens from Sony, for the Alpha A-Mount, it feature dust and moisture protection and a new nano-coating. We had a chance to have a look at it, however as it is pre-production we have not been able to post any photos from it. There are more hands-on photos below, and more information in the news story.

Sony Alpha 300mm G II Lens Hands On (4)
Sony Alpha 300mm G II Lens Hands-On with the new Sony Alpha a99.

Sony SAL 300mm G SSM II Hands-On Photos of Equipment

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I've had mine on order since November. It has the same coating as the 500, works with the 121 focal points on the A99, Is four times faster than the MK1.
I expect the combination to be second to none.
See my post of the A99 with the 500mm
and watch this space in the beginning of February for photos, hopefully the kingfishers will have paired up by then, and I will have my licence.

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24 Jan 2013 10:26PM
The Sony 300MM F2.8 G mk2 lens is awesome. I received it yesterday. I calibrated it and took a few photos of small birds today, There can none better than the A99 with this lens.

28 Jan 2013 4:57PM
Taken at Hawk conservancy Trust Andover.
SAL300F28G2 is my Favorited toy

Will you guys ever review this lens?

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