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Sigma 18-250 mm Lens - A Zoom With A View

Advantages: Compact for such a powerful lens. Good build quality. Probably the only size of lens I'll need.
Disadvantages: All zooms are something of a quality compromise.

I’ve always liked having a camera that can have interchangeable lenses, even if I don’t buy (m)any. In the case of my current DSLR (Digital Single Lens reflex) a Nikon D7000, I do actually have two lenses. a) The 18-105 mm ‘standard zoom’ supplied with t ...

BNibbles 01.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma telephoto zoom lens - 18 mm - 250 mm F/3.5-6.3 for Nikon F

Sigma AF 70-300mm f4-f5.6 APO DG Macro

Advantages: Decent quality on a budget but only for APS-C digital SLR's.
Disadvantages: Really quite poor when used with full-frame digital SLR's.

I have owned and used the APO Macro version of this lens in NIKON mount for around a year before selling both the lens and my Nikon outfit. I now use Canon DSLR's but please, don't hold this against me! I also have a friend who has the cheaper non APO ve ...

davecham 29.12.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro - Sigma

zoom lens at cheap and cheerful level

Advantages: lightweight, cheap and cheerful
Disadvantages: not suitable for the professional photographer

...Zoom lenses are of upmost use in photography today. Whether trying to get that building in the distance or attempting wildlife shots, they are a must for any budding photographer. The sigma 70-300 zoom lens is perfect for the beginner trying to get into ...

kobayashiheihachiro 19.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro - Sigma

Great macro, good telephoto

Advantages: Macro and telephoto in one.
Disadvantages: Sluggish autofocus when shooting close-up.

The 105mm focal length of this lens means that this lens serves both for telephoto and macro purposes - it deals with both of these well. For macro the lens is able to take pin-sharp photos from as little as around 15cm away, and the low aperture means th ...

TheBeepyDuck 03.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma EX macro lens - 105 mm F/2.8 for Nikon F

Sigma EX macro lens - 105 mm F/2.8

Advantages: value for money (compared to pro level), build quality,
Disadvantages: makes you think your a pro, but by its nature, proves you otherwise.

This sigma lens is often a favourite starting point for digital SLR users (single lens reflex) looking to upgrade the 'kit' package they bought on impulse in the January sales. "I know, I've got a million pix of my children and cat, now I'll photograph ...

stevieray 03.10.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma EX macro lens - 105 mm F/2.8 for Nikon F