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06-12-2008, 07:20 AM   #1
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sigma 100-300mm f4

Just bought the sigma 100-300 f4 lets hope it turns out as good as it looks.

(dont get it till saturday or sunday)

06-12-2008, 09:22 AM   #2
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Me too! I 've just picked up an 'as new' copy (new - returned by purchaser, sent back to Sigma for something to be fixed - full warrenty) for 450 - arrived yesterday. The UK list price is around 750, so I'm a happy bunny! I've been patiently waiting for the 60-250mm, which I know will be weather sealed, likely smaller and lighter (the Sigma is a beast!), and HSM would be good on such a heavy lens, but for the price the Sigma was too good to miss. Its also made me dig out the monopod...
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06-13-2008, 04:29 AM   #4
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Patience, patience. If the sun shines this week-end and I develop the muscles in my right arm to pick the thing up then who knows!

06-14-2008, 05:39 PM   #5
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Sigma 100-300 sample

Here is a sample and some 100% crops, if I did it right. Nothing special, no sunshine here either.
K200D
SR on
300mm
f4
1/250 second


Center crop:


Edge crop:


Even wide open with cloudy sky in the background, there is no purple fringing at all.
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