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Creates unique shots, great for landscapes and, oddly close ups

Advantages: HSM, DC, great build quality, great fun
Disadvantages: light fall off can be an issue

...this lens as my focal range was limited to 18mm at the widest end, and had always wanted a good quality super wide angle lens without the rediculous distortion you get from cheap bolt on imports. I opted for the Sigma 10 - 20mm f/4 - 5.6 EX DC ...

markusrowe 03.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM - Canon

great lens

Advantages: super fast, cheap, razor sharp
Disadvantages: none

...the canon EF 70-200mm F4.0 non IS lens. I have own this lens for just over 2 years and it is the best lens I have ever owned. I brought this lens because I wanted to replace my sigma 70-300mm lens which I got in a bundle with the camer ...

james1404 27.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM

Canon 70-200mm F4 L

Advantages: Light, excellent quality
Disadvantages: Attention grabbing

...One of the cheaper of Canon's excellent 'L' series professional lenses, I bought this lens for a safari trip in South Africa. Twinned with a Canon 300D, it gave sufficient length for the price. It is also very solid, and coped with several hard knocks w ...

rhubarbthecat 12.09.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM

Canon's sharpest zoom is a rock, or brick

Advantages: Awesomely sharp. Wide Aperture gives great control. Great colour.
Disadvantages: A little fragile. Would prefer with Image Stabiliser.

This is the professional photographer's portrait zoom lens of choice. The constant F/2.8 aperture across the zoom range provides excellent performance in low-light, and the best control over depth of field in any zoom lens on the market today. Lens pe ...

GilesGuthrie 26.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Canon zoom lens - 24 mm - 70 mm F/2.8

Get Converted! Sigma EX 1.4x APO Converter

Advantages: Hugely versatile. Compact. Light. Inexpensive. High quality.
Disadvantages: None!

...Converters often get bad press. Perhaps they deserved it about 20 years ago but modern ones are really much better than those early models. The Sigma EX 1.4x APO Converter is an excellent and extremely versatile little accessory capable of extending th ...

davecham 27.12.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma EX converter