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Keywords: Sigma Canon Nikon Tele Zoom 35mm DG OS Stabilized HSM APO


Registered: August 2012
Posts: 5
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO review by sonylover1
Review Date: 8/8/2012 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $2,500.00| Rating: 10 

Pros: Sharp wide open, super sharp from 6.3. Takes TC with full AF. 2x very good from f9. OS
Cons: Heavy. Inconsistent AF wich requires micradjustment. Contrast a bit weak.

Bought this lens after long consideration and after testing a used non OS version. Very pleasent surprise after testing on birds and wildlife.

Have a supersharp Canon 100-400 but need more reach and better F plus full AF which is imposible witch Canon and a TC (unless you go for 1D). It possible to reach 600 mm and with my 7D it equals 960 mm. With the very good 3 step OS and full AF i have managed BIF shots impossible with the Canonlens.

It is heavy, 3 kg so i prefer my Canon 100-400 when mobile.
When i want bokeh and supersharp photos i use my Sigma.
Due to better OS and 2.8 you have a 3-4 steps advantage over the Canonlens.

All in all higly recommended for people who wants a versatile lens ( 120-300 F2,8 or 160-420 F 4,0). You get very good pics even with 600 mm F 9,0.


Registered: February 2006
Posts: 4
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO review by pjammes
Review Date: 11/27/2011 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $3,300.00| Rating: 10 


I purchase this lens in july 2011.
It's an amazing zoom near equivalent to the Nikon 300mm 2.8 vr.
It is a very performant lens and more versatile than a fix for a price very competitive.

No regret at all.

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