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05-09-2009, 04:43 PM   #1
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70- 200 f2.8 Sigma vs Tamron for motorsport

Hi all, looking to upgrade to a better lens for motorsport. Have been looking at these two lenses (sigma 70-200 hsm II) and (tamron 70-200Di ld (if) macro) and a teleconverter as well. Anyone have any recommendations regarding this. I am not after a prime lens at the moment (even though I'd love one).

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I'm interested in this as well, although general consensus seems to be that Sigma offers the faster AF and the Tamron has a little more optical quality. But any more opinions would be nice. I have the DA* 300 which is great, nice and quick AF. But it can be a bit long on the tracks I go to. I've been looking at the 70-200 from Sigma and Tamron, as well as the DA* 200 and 60-250.
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For the limited amount of use (Sigma 70200 f/2.8 HSM APO)I was guilty of leaving and not checking ISO(Over 800)at a recent meet WSID where Top fuellers where in action.Did a decent job as the cars where coming toward me.Would recommended the speed(Sigma's) over the Tamron.Would also benefit from a more steady habds than mine

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Well have finally bitten the bullet and purchased the Sigma. So will give it a work out on some fast movers over the next few weeks.


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