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07-07-2011, 04:16 AM   #1
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Which Sigma sports lens would you recommend?

I'm looking at 2 Sigma sports lenses, both on offer at the same price to me.
  1. Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APOMacro HSM II
  2. Sigma APO MKI 70-200mm f2.8
This is one replly I got elsewhere:

The old MK1 because converters work with it
The old Mk1 because the 200m end isn't compromised by a floating element

The HSM because HSM is better at APS-c than screw drive
The HSM because if it breaks it can be fixed by Sigma (parts)
The HSM because silent AF is cool

I think it pretty much a wash at the same price, Though I'd go MK1 because of converter use.


07-07-2011, 06:00 AM   #2
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Depends on what you need it for...

If having the potential to use teleconverters matters to you, then option number two.

If 200mm is enough range, then option number one.
07-07-2011, 11:24 AM   #3
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You didn't mention:

The MKI because it doesn't have loads of little bubbles under the front element.

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