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Apr 11, 2013 19:33 as a reply to  @ post 15812435 |  #16

So far, really really happy with this lens. Best of the series!

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Apr 14, 2013 14:46 as a reply to  @ mightyslam's post |  #17

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May 05, 2013 18:19 as a reply to  @ mightyslam's post |  #18

A picture of some moss I took at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Nothing much else was growing yet. :)

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Jun 04, 2013 14:08 |  #19

Some amazing shots here guys !! I'm thinking about picking this up as well but was wondering, now that you guys have had it for a while is it still a great alternative to the 15-85 ? Have you noticed any shortcomings now that you got more familiar with it?
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Jul 05, 2013 21:27 as a reply to  @ Jersey devil's post |  #20

Took lots of flower pictures this morning.

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Jul 06, 2013 11:04 as a reply to  @ mnphotos's post |  #21

Another flower. :)

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Jul 06, 2013 11:13 as a reply to  @ mnphotos's post |  #22

A sculpture and a fountain.

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Jul 11, 2013 00:34 as a reply to  @ mnphotos's post |  #23

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Jul 23, 2013 19:53 |  #24

Just ordered this lens, it will be here tomorrow...


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Jul 24, 2013 06:14 |  #25

bmwcolin wrote in post #16147905 (external link)
Just ordered this lens, it will be here tomorrow...

Congrats! You'll like it, I'm sure.




  
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Jul 24, 2013 23:45 as a reply to  @ mightyslam's post |  #26

Just got my lens and for almost the first time EVER I have been shocked in a good way over a sigma lens! This lens is SHARP! I have gone thru 25+ lenses and this one just blew me away out of the box.

Just a few quick shots trying out my new flash toys...

First a grid for my flash.

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And I finally got some umbrellas.

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Aug 17, 2013 19:46 |  #27

Not many people seem to own this lens. I read elsewhere that it has mushy edges and corners. Especially at the wider end. I was wondering if this is due to certain camera/lens combinations or the old 'getting a good copy' dilemma.


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Aug 17, 2013 20:44 |  #28

Dick Emery wrote in post #16217059 (external link)
Not many people seem to own this lens. I read elsewhere that it has mushy edges and corners. Especially at the wider end. I was wondering if this is due to certain camera/lens combinations or the old 'getting a good copy' dilemma.

Don't believe everything you read. ;)




  
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Aug 19, 2013 08:42 |  #29

Dick Emery wrote in post #16217059 (external link)
Not many people seem to own this lens. I read elsewhere that it has mushy edges and corners. Especially at the wider end. I was wondering if this is due to certain camera/lens combinations or the old 'getting a good copy' dilemma.

It's not a well-known lens. This new version hasn't been out that long. Many like myself who have the previous version are happy with the lens they have now and don't see an urgent need to upgrade. You might want to take a look at the thread on the previous version here: https://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthre​ad.php?t=790964
The improvements made over that lens were primarily cosmetic with the addition of an FLD glass element which would reduce CA and improve sharpness a bit and the ability to use the USB adapter to make adjustments to the lens. The OS and many of the other details about how the lens handles, AF speed and acquisition are reported to be pretty much the same.


I am serious....and don't call me Shirley.
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Sep 22, 2013 18:28 as a reply to  @ kfreels's post |  #30

One of the many sculptures I took a picture of this morning.

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