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Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 APO DG Macro - a very versatile lens

Advantages: Good value for money, versatile
Disadvantages: No image stabilisation

I bought this lens with a specific purpose in mind - photographing model aircraft in flight. I had previously used a Canon 80-200 mm which I found a bit too limiting at the long end of the range - an excellent lens, but not quite right for the job. The ...

Canonball 14.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro

Expensive and only has one purpose but my god it is worth it!!!!!

Advantages: Excellent image and build quality. Does what no other macro lens can do - zoom in!
Disadvantages: Hard to get used to. Needs a dedicated macro flash to work properly.

I'll start off by saying that this lens is not worth buying unless you are seriously in to macro photography. The lens itself has a maximum working distance of 4 inches and is no use for anything other than macro work. Lenses such as Canons other macr ...

thewedge 27.03.2010 · Read full review
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