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06-09-2012, 07:34 PM   #31
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QuoteOriginally posted by cmohr Quote
Never seen any evidence of that. Anywhere.
I tested them back to back, was going to purchase one or the other. It wasn't close IMO.

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QuoteOriginally posted by ElJamoquio Quote
I tested them back to back, was going to purchase one or the other. It wasn't close IMO.

Ahhhhh, an "Opinion" there you go.
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Well, I took pictures of the same things, including lens charts, but sure, it's my opinion.
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can we have petition for the 180 macro ?

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well, I just want an old 100-300 f4
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I would also be interested in the Sigma 100-300mm f/2.8, but I would likely only be able to afford it second-hand.
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B&H lists the Sigma 120-300/2.8 for Pentax as available for pre-order. Maybe that is good news?
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QuoteOriginally posted by french_mike Quote
can we have petition for the 180 macro ?

I have been fortunate to have tested the newer Sigma 180mm f/2.8 [IF] APO EX DG on my Nikon D4 - and optically it isn't much better than the slightly slower f/3.5 version - Considering the price you are really paying for the extra half stop and the OS - that is all.

I did a side by side test with the Nikon D200 - which uses the same sensor as the K10D - and I used the older 180mm f/3.5 [IF] APO EX on the K10 and optically both lenses are practically Identical. I would have to say the 150mm f/2.8 APO [IF] EX DG is the sweet spot for Sigma macro lenses.

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