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07-30-2011, 08:08 PM - 1 Like   #1
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07-30-2011, 11:02 PM   #2
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Nice pics - do you have more from the cricket game?
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Sure. They're in my photobucket account.

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Nice pics.
How do you think the FA 400F5.6 performs against the Sigma 50-500.
ActuallyI liked your 50-500 images better although these images have more contrast to them.
What do you think?

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Hi Harish. Thanks. Here's my comparison with the 50-500.

FA*400
Pros: More contrast, Sharper, Bokeh is round at all apertues, Lighter
Cons: Longitudinal CA

50-500
Pros: Versatility, Faster focussing, Negligable CA (even wide open)
Cons: Vignettes wide open, Softens noticably from 420mm

In terms of the focussing, I find I have to manually focus the FA*400 when the lens is near its close focus limit.
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