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Sigma 70-200mm 2.8?

 
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Nov 19, 2007 19:20 |  #16

this shot was taken with the EX DG Macro version plus a sigma 1.4x extender

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II EOS 50D | Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

  
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Nov 19, 2007 22:01 as a reply to  @ winkie's post |  #17

wow! kipax and winkie those are incredible! well, i did it, i hit the buy button...now just have to anxiously await the ups guy. can't wait to give this lens a test drive! thanks for all the help.




  
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Nov 19, 2007 22:10 as a reply to  @ winkie's post |  #18

this is a 100% crop of my son at 2.8 i believe its at 200mm.

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enjoy!!!!

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Nov 28, 2007 21:17 |  #19

wow very nice, what do u guys think about it being used in portraits like model photography? or am i better off with the 85mm prime?


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Nov 29, 2007 02:13 |  #20

^Many people find 85 to be too long on a crop body like yours and opt for one of the 50's instead, which will give an effective 80 because of the 1.6x factor of the 30d.




  
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Nov 29, 2007 11:29 |  #21

In my opinion if you want to do full body model photography and you feel you need a zoom, go for one of the following:

Canon 24-70 f/2.8L
Sigma 24-70 EX DG Macro
Tamron 28-75 XR Di

I see you have a nifty - do you find it too short for portraits? If so I would definitely say go for the 85mm f/1.8. BTW - as far as I know there is no such thing as an 18-55 EF-S IS f/2.8 - do you mean the 17-55? Your signature has me confused.


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Nov 29, 2007 11:57 |  #22

I use a 70-200 EX DG (Non-Macro) for equestrian events and it is a great lens, a little heavy compared to the Canon f/4, but this opens up to f/2.8 if you need the extra stop or narrow dof, and has a lot of glass in it!


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Nov 30, 2007 03:21 |  #23

Layston wrote in post #4407260 (external link)
In my opinion if you want to do full body model photography and you feel you need a zoom, go for one of the following:

Canon 24-70 f/2.8L
Sigma 24-70 EX DG Macro
Tamron 28-75 XR Di

I see you have a nifty - do you find it too short for portraits? If so I would definitely say go for the 85mm f/1.8. BTW - as far as I know there is no such thing as an 18-55 EF-S IS f/2.8 - do you mean the 17-55? Your signature has me confused.

thx alot, yeah i messed up in my sig lol, well the reason why i was considering the sigma was because i wanted a sharp zoom for all around and for model photography, instead of getting the 85mm i wanted to get a zoom with flexibility, would the 85mm be the same quality as the 50mm?


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Nov 30, 2007 05:14 |  #24

From what I understand (having never even held one, just read about it here) the 85mm f/1.8 is an awesome lens for it's price and most people are very happy with it. To be honest I don't think I'd want to hand hold the 70-200 f/2.8 for a model shoot. It's pretty darn heavy. I don't mind walking around with it, but I'm not holding it up for long periods of time.


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Nov 30, 2007 05:36 |  #25

jay_jay_n wrote in post #4404006 (external link)
wow very nice, what do u guys think about it being used in portraits like model photography? or am i better off with the 85mm prime?

I typically use my 24-70 for that.


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Nov 30, 2007 05:49 |  #26

_aravena wrote in post #4342242 (external link)
Never heard of it. Sounds like crap. You should only buy L's and nothing else.

genius :rolleyes:

ive got the newer marco version and i cant fault it tbh. doesnt have IS like the canon but thats no big deal really.


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Nov 30, 2007 05:53 |  #27

_aravena wrote in post #4342242 (external link)
Never heard of it. Sounds like crap. You should only buy L's and nothing else.

And your L's are.....where?

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Nov 30, 2007 06:13 |  #28

Sarcasm seems to be a foreign language on this forum. The first person the quoted me got it. :rolleyes:


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Nov 30, 2007 06:14 |  #29

_aravena wrote in post #4412242 (external link)
Sarcasm seems to be a foreign language on this forum. The first person the quoted me got it. :rolleyes:

^ He lies. There was no sarcasm in his post. He really is a Luddite. He's just slumming it right now.


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Nov 30, 2007 06:15 |  #30

^Psh! Go away! You don't belong here!

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