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Sigma APO 50-150mm F2.8 II EX DC HSM

 
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Jun 10, 2007 16:21 |  #1

Well, I'm thinking about this lens (or the EF 70-200 f/4L), but I'm surprised to see there is no thread in the archive for it. Can people who have this lens post a few shots, full-frame and 100% crops?

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Jun 10, 2007 17:02 |  #2

Here's one I took before mine(my fault) broke. It's due back in a week or so. The one at flickr might be a larger size.


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Jun 25, 2007 11:25 as a reply to CountryBoy's post |  #3

Just got mine. Looks pretty good out of the box. 100% crop and full frame with no pp. Shot at1/320, f/4, 52mm, ISO 200.

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Jun 25, 2007 19:54 |  #4

Hope you like it !


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Jun 26, 2007 10:38 as a reply to CountryBoy's post |  #5

finally got to use this lens after swaping it for my 70-200f4L
here are some samples, some are with a 1.4tc

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Jul 03, 2007 11:07 |  #6

people overlook this lens, i sold my 70-200f4L for this
i think this is a great lens for the 1.6 crop, you can have f2.8 with small size and beign black it attracts less attention.
and i like the IQ of this lens more then that of the 70-200f4L



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Jul 03, 2007 12:27 |  #7

There's a small, yet growing group, of users on flickr.


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Jul 03, 2007 12:34 |  #8

I'd like to try one of these but the focus issues scare me off, I'm not into sending something brand new in for calibration either. Aahhh to be a gambling man. ;)



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Aug 02, 2007 07:56 |  #9

We need updates on this thread. I'm thinking this is the perfect lens to combine with a tokina 12-24 for a 1.6x sensor.


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Aug 07, 2007 18:28 |  #10

This seems like the perfect lens. Anyone know the best place to buy this for the cheapest price (seems it isn't b&h).


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Aug 07, 2007 20:14 as a reply to Echo_'s post |  #11

I got mine from Sigma4less for $585. This makes 4 lenses I've bought from them with no problems.


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Aug 07, 2007 20:19 |  #12

Yes, S4L is a great place to get lenses, but all come with the 1 year warranty (gray market). If you go with B&H, Adorama, etc., then the EX lenses (including the 50-150) come with 4 year warranties.


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Aug 07, 2007 20:48 as a reply to Tony-S's post |  #13

Thats not correct, the lens from Sigma4less came with a 4 year warranty. The included paperwork was for a USA lens, just like all the other lenses I have ordered from them.


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Aug 07, 2007 20:51 |  #14

Well, there you go. S4L used to sell only gray market lenses, I thought. They must be doing pretty well now.


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Aug 07, 2007 20:55 as a reply to Tony-S's post |  #15

Yeah, you are correct, they used to sell grey market and I assumed they still did when I bought my first one from them last year. Imagine my surprise when it was delievered with that 4 year warranty and USA paperwork! I don't know when they changed, but I'm not complaining!


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