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Feb 03, 2018 22:46 |  #1

Sold Canon 100-400L (original) and purchased Sigma 150-600 C, and the following are my first shots with the new lens mounted to Canon 5DIII. I didn't experience front or back focusing, so no need for calibration, I'd think.

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Feb 04, 2018 18:41 |  #2

Images appear crisp and clear to me.
I'd echo your reasoning that no microadjustments are necessary.


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Feb 04, 2018 18:45 |  #3

SkedAddled wrote in post #18556372 (external link)
Images appear crisp and clear to me.
I'd echo your reasoning that no microadjustments are necessary.

Thanks, I'm really enjoying this lens. :-)



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Feb 04, 2018 18:49 as a reply to  @ SYS's post |  #4

Your new lens is doing a great job for you. Congrats.


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Feb 04, 2018 18:50 |  #5

Greg_8 wrote in post #18556380 (external link)
Your new lens is doing a great job for you. Congrats.

Thanks, I'm glad that I made the right choice. :-)



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Feb 06, 2018 10:03 |  #6

Great. I love my original 100-400L..so how does this comparing to Canon?
I have found the tripod collar of Nikon 80-400 aFS may fit Sigma C because of 84mm diameter.


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Feb 06, 2018 10:22 |  #7

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Great. I love my original 100-400L..so how does this comparing to Canon?
I have found the tripod collar of Nikon 80-400 aFS may fit Sigma C because of 84mm diameter.

Strictly regards to IQ (color, contrast, tone, sharpness), I think both lenses are about equal, including the sharpness at 400mm and 600mm, respectively. 100-400L is lighter and less bulky and therefore easier to handle. I like that Sigma comes with the focal distance "Lock" button, VERY useful especially when shooting moon. 100-400L would slide. Sigma, while heavier, is very handholdable, but I use a monopod anyway for greater stability.

My final verdict between the two lenses?

I'm NOT missing the 100-400L!



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Feb 06, 2018 18:35 as a reply to  @ Mark K's post |  #8

'Great. I love my original 100-400L..so how does this comparing to Canon? I have found the tripod collar of Nikon 80-400 aFS may fit Sigma C because of 84mm diameter.'

Consider the 100-400L II.

OP - the new lens is definitely sharper than the old push-pull.


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