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Jul 06, 2015 21:47 |  #11281

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Ok, don't throw tomatoes for this uninspired, seemingly random image. It's my first (and only so far) test shot with the Sigma 150-600 DG OS HSM Sport lens that I just picked up. I could only get one quick shot in before a torrential downpour started. This is a 100% crop of an image taken at 600mm, wide open, at about 40 feet away. The light was poor and wind was moving the plants, so I had to bump up the ISO to get a fast enough shutter speed to freeze the movement.

I was EXTREMELY nervous dropping money on this lens, because I wasn't sure how it would play with the 70D, but man am I impressed. This was straight out of the box, no MFA. It locked focus incredibly fast, and I can't believe how sharp it is wide open at 600mm. Can't wait til the weather breaks to give a full run down.

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Wow - I see what you mean. I imagine it's pretty heavy to hold?


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Jul 06, 2015 22:27 |  #11282

Woohoo Jeff congratulations on the Sport!! Looking forward to your work with it.


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Jul 06, 2015 23:35 |  #11283

after a little editing
right tower lights were not on in the others


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Jul 07, 2015 00:37 as a reply to  @ post 17623076 |  #11284

Jeff my man congrats on the Sigma, it's on my list to but i think i'll go for the C one like Will. Still waiting for the deal to come.


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Jul 07, 2015 02:12 |  #11285

On another forum someone wants to upgrade their lightroom - was it here that the link to buy the one off upgrade, rather than pay subs was shown?

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It's okay I found the link.


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Jul 07, 2015 07:02 |  #11286

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Jul 07, 2015 08:12 |  #11287

MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #17623167 (external link)
Woohoo Jeff congratulations on the Sport!! Looking forward to your work with it.

+1 congrats Jeff !




  
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Jul 07, 2015 08:15 |  #11288

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Jul 07, 2015 14:16 |  #11289

Well, I finished my write-up on the 55-250 STM in case anyone is interested: Canon EF-S 55-250 mm f/4-5.6 IS STM – Initial Thoughts and Samples (external link) :)


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Jul 07, 2015 14:58 |  #11290

Been shooting with a 70D for a little while now. Stoked how its working for action photography especially!




  
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Jul 07, 2015 15:02 as a reply to  @ burnet44's post |  #11291

nice shots--Waco ? I was there.

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Jul 07, 2015 15:18 |  #11292

me too
wish the south tower on the west side was lit


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Jul 07, 2015 16:04 |  #11293

roseyposey wrote in post #17623131 (external link)
Wow - I see what you mean. I imagine it's pretty heavy to hold?


evelakes wrote in post #17623299 (external link)
Jeff my man congrats on the Sigma, it's on my list to but i think i'll go for the C one like Will. Still waiting for the deal to come.


MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #17623167 (external link)
Woohoo Jeff congratulations on the Sport!! Looking forward to your work with it.


jamganz wrote in post #17623526 (external link)
+1 congrats Jeff !


Thanks, everyone!! And yes, Rose, it's heavy! I will be making much use of the old monopod with this lens. I can shoot handheld all day with the 400L, I won't last 5 minutes with this thing.


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Jul 07, 2015 19:10 |  #11294

Cool new lens, Jeff .... work it hard, and make us proud ! :-)




  
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Jul 07, 2015 19:25 |  #11295

You got yourself a great lens - weather sealed and bullet-proof ;-)a

Jeff Hanson wrote in post #17623931 (external link)
Thanks, everyone!! And yes, Rose, it's heavy! I will be making much use of the old monopod with this lens. I can shoot handheld all day with the 400L, I won't last 5 minutes with this thing.


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