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11-29-2011, 01:23 PM   #1
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Sigma 28-80mm 3.5-5.6 II Macro

I just got this lens used from KEH. It's a really nice lens, but it did not come with a hood. I've looked everywhere trying to find a dedicated Sigma hood for it, but no luck. Anyone know where to find one?


11-29-2011, 03:39 PM   #2
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Hello, I also have this lens - its much under rated I feel. I've recently added a lens review as I felt some of the sample shots in the review section didn't do it justice. I purchased a generic flower hood for it, the front of the lens rotates so you have to be aware when changing focus to realign the hood, although the amont of rotation is not all that much over its focus range. Can I suggest you get a fully round type hood to suit. To be honest I rarely find the need to use it with a hood, when I have to I usually just use my hand.
11-29-2011, 03:51 PM   #3
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Thanks Cee Cee. Yes, I think it will be a good lens. I bought it based on the reviews here, and got it for 15 bucks at KEH. It was marked as bargain grade, but looks almost new. I've only shot a couple of test photos with it, but it looks like it will be sharper than the Pentax kit lens. I think I will just get a 55mm screw type full hood and try it. Should work ok.


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