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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

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

It's Big, Black and Heavy And it's not cheap

Advantages: Fantastic Clarity
Disadvantages: Weight and Cost

...talking about? The new Sigma 800mm APO F5.6 EX DG Lens. First let's get the technical bits out of the way. I will be honest and state that I do not understand all the data. lens construction 12 elements in 9 groups Angle of view 3.1 degr ...

Coloneljohn 28.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM - Canon