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Keywords: Sigma Canon Nikon Minolta Pentax Tele Zoom 35mm APO

Channel Surfer

Registered: October 2010
Posts: 1
Sigma 170-500mm f/5-6.3 Aspherical RF APO review by Channel Surfer
Review Date: 10/2/2010 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $355.00| Rating: 7 

Pros: Low Cost / Long Reach
Cons: Heavy / No Zoom Lock

I picked this up to replace a 500 mm Reflex. Image quality is good to very good. Good technique is a must, the field of view is too small to tolerate sloppy shots. Can be handheld in bright sunlight, otherwise a tripod is required.

The tripod collar is at the extreme rear of the lens, I had to make an extension plate so that I could use an RC 2 quick release plate. Without the extension plate, the release lever on the tripod head was blocked by my vertical grip.


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