Sigma loves Nikon

Discussion in 'Nikon' started by Alienjones, Apr 21, 2008.

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    Alienjones Guest

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    Suprise, suprise, suprise as Gomer Pyle would say.

    I borrowed a Sigma 70 - 200 F/2.8 Ex DG MkII lens from the distributor
    on Friday just to see if it would be as good with Nikon as that are on a
    In macro mode of course. Exemplary is the word. I decided to keep it!

    The soft landing, mirror on the 3D reduces camera shake and allowed me
    to take this shot at 1/60th, hand held. Anyone who has tried to hold one
    of these heavyweight lenses with a heavy camera and flash on top will
    know how hard it is to hold the thing steady. The slightest slap from
    the mirror is enough to blur a picture.

    I notice too, that Canon have seen the light. Abandoning the spring
    loaded mirror release they used on 20 and 30Ds for at least a partial
    motor driven one in the 40D. Too little too late for this duckie.

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    Alienjones, Apr 21, 2008
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    Doug Jewell Guest

    Nice shot Doug. Cropped to suit an 8x10 print (a bit off
    each sides to get rid of some of the white) and it is a very
    nice shot indeed - well done :)
    Doug Jewell, Apr 21, 2008
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    XxYyZz Guest

    Nice shot.
    XxYyZz, Apr 22, 2008
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