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Lens to go along with Sigma 30?

 
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May 24, 2011 21:51 |  #1

So, I have the sigma 30 1.4, what is a good lens to go along with it, I shoot sports, macro like, portraits. and nature/landscapes. I want to keep it near $700, Canon EF lenses only (may upgrade to FF and I like the build quality on EF lenses much better)


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May 24, 2011 21:53 |  #2

Canon 70-200 f/4 or the IS version if you can stretch your budget a bit.


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May 24, 2011 21:54 |  #3

GoneTomorrow wrote in post #12473447 (external link)
Canon 70-200 f/4 or the IS version if you can stretch your budget a bit.

That is what I was thinking about, I just wanted to see if that made sense. anyone else have any recommendations or does everyone agree with that?


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May 24, 2011 22:04 as a reply to  @ Aperture1.4's post |  #4

I just got the Sigma 30 for my 7D and I am about to try and sell my Tamron 18-270 and nifty fifty to fund the purchase of the 70-200 f/4 IS. Seems to be a good setup.


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May 25, 2011 00:21 |  #5

70-200mm f/4: sports/portraits
or
100mm f/2.8 (non-L): portraits/macro

in the end, it's all up to you.


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May 25, 2011 03:36 |  #6

either the 70-200 f4 IS, or the sigma 70-200 2.8 OS. They're around the same price, depends whether you want a faster aperture or a lighter lens :)


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May 25, 2011 04:49 |  #7

I always use the Siggy 30mm f1.4 and 70-200 f4 IS for my portraits.... Go the 70-200 :)


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May 25, 2011 06:44 |  #8

thanks guys, that made me have confidence in my choice, you guys rock! goin with the 70-200 F4L.


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May 25, 2011 07:45 |  #9

Aperture1.4 wrote in post #12475223 (external link)
thanks guys, that made me have confidence in my choice, you guys rock! goin with the 70-200 F4L.

If you can swing it, try to get the IS version. Extremely effective (4th gen., 4-stop) IS, and the optical design is updated slightly, not to mention full weather sealing.


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May 25, 2011 08:06 |  #10

GoneTomorrow wrote in post #12475370 (external link)
If you can swing it, try to get the IS version. Extremely effective (4th gen., 4-stop) IS, and the optical design is updated slightly, not to mention full weather sealing.

I will look into it! Thanks again! I do think the is would be nice. Maybe if the price went down.


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