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    before i order

    has anyone got any thing bad on this lens
    i have been tossing between geting a 70 to 200 and the 120 to 400 sigma
    i am going the sigma way
    has anyone got any negative feed on this product
    cheers macca

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    70-200 what? Canon? Nikon?
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    70 to 200 canon f4 is
    i have a 50d and just want a decent telephoto lens
    i have the kit is 18 to 55 kit 55 to 250 is 90mm macro i am getting the 10 to 22 canon and just want to no if any one had bad times with the 100 to 400 sigma
    cheers macca

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    I haven't had anything to do with Sigma lenses, I did however buy a Canon 70-200 f4L IS in June.
    Razor sharp, fast and accurate focus.
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    what subject matter ?
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    i had a look at that i just about had it
    but i wanted something with more reach
    i want to take a bit of motor sport and hopefully the sigma 120 to 400 will do
    cdheers macca

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    kiwi
    i want to do a bit of motor sport
    but i also hit the scrub a bit so maybe a lens for birds etc
    cheers macca

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    hmm, ok, for birds definately the 120-400 then

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    What about the 70-200 and then get a 2X TC ? Does anyone think that would be a good idea ?

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    2x TC's are generally not recommended.....although the new Nikon 2x is actually good (not that this helps here)

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    Quote Originally Posted by PH005 View Post
    What about the 70-200 and then get a 2X TC ? Does anyone think that would be a good idea ?
    From what I have read the IQ with the 1.4x is very good, and loses one stop taking f4 to f5.6, so you maintain autofocus.

    The IQ with the 2x suffers quite a lot of degradation, and loses two stops taking f4 to f8, so you lose autofocus on all but 1D bodies.

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    so do you think i should go the 70 to 200 is f4 with extenders
    cheers macca

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    200mm with 1.4 on a crop body is only barely adequate for serious birding

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    the 120 to 400 should cover it you think
    i am only worried about the sigma lens
    cheers macca

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    made up my mind going the sigma 120 to 400 apo 4.5 45.6 dc os hsm
    807.00 delivered to bendigo direct from aus supplier with aus warranty
    cheers macca

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    If you dont mind me asking how do you get this from the Aus supplier?I looked at their web site and could not see how to buy from them.

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    on there website it says they match the price of grey imports
    so they give it to you at the price of importer plus the postage
    cheers macca
    you have to put query through there contact page and they get back to you

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    Ah thanks for that. I have the Canon 100-400 L is for my 50D and am very happy with its performance and my wife wants the Sigma 50-500 os lens for here camera so I need to get one ay a good price.

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    my lens rolled up today a new 120 to400 os sigma and a powerex charger also with 8 batteries from protog
    great service from protog ordered friday sitting on my computer desk charging monday
    the lens i price mayched with cr kennedy and ended up with a two year aus warranty instead of a i year international
    i am one happy chappy and will try and wear lens out tonight
    cheers macca

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