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07-12-2014, 12:18 AM   #1
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Which stabiliser?

Hi folks,

Left the instructions behind ... my new Sigma 150-500 zoom has two levels of stabilisation. Question is what to use: the lens only, the camera only or some combo? It's being used hand-held shooting birds mainly.

Advice appreciated.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Sigmund Quote
the lens only, the camera only or some combo?
Never use both, as they'll work against each other. I recommend using the in-lens stabilizer at longer focal lengths.

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Never use both, as they'll work against each other. I recommend using the in-lens stabilizer at longer focal lengths.
Agreed

Also, don't forget that setting 1 on the lens does stabilisation horizontally and vertically, whereas setting 2 is used for panning.
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Ah, many thanks gentlemen.


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