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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

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