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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

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

A fantastic Landscape an Wildlife Lens

Advantages: Fantastic zoom range, exceptional image quality
Disadvantages: Heavy to carry, difficult to hand hold at 500mm in low light.

I recently purchased this Sigma 50-500mm f4-6.3 DG EX lens for my minolta. It is fantastic! Lets get the negative things out the way so we can focus on the bountiful positives. 1.) It is heavy. Weighing in at nearly 2Kg this is no lightweight pie ...

benzas 12.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma EX zoom lens - 50 mm - 500 mm F/4.0-6.3 for Nikon F

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