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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

Great affordable lens, but make sure you get it with VR!

Advantages: Excellent lens with many features. VR gives sharp shots even at long focal lengths. Smooth focus.
Disadvantages: For the price, none that I can think of. I am happy that I brought one.

...If you are looking for a starter telephoto lens for your Nikon dSLR then look no further. This 55-200mm lens is ideal for wildlife or sports shots (equivalent to 90-300mm zoom because of 1.5x conversion factor), or other outdoor activities. Now the versio ...

RossUK1 22.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Nikon Zoom-Nikkor telephoto zoom lens - 55 mm - 200 mm F/4.0-5.6 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