I’ve now taken thousands of images with the lens, i am impressed with the quality and the extraordinary value of the sigma contemporary. Nikon d800e @ 500mm, iso 1600, 1/250, f/6.3. Having the camera attached to the nikon d7000, there was a clear reduction in vibration when looking.
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Nikon d800 @ 500mm, iso 800, 1/640, f/6.3.
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I found the tamron’s second setting at 400mm to be quite handy. There is no focus limiter switch on the sigma and from time to time the lens hunted quite a bit. Get answers to your questions in our photography forums. In addition, the friction is not consistent and the mechanism tightens up noticeably at the long end between 500mm and 600mm.
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A deep circular lens hood and padded case are provided as standard. Expert news, reviews and videos of the latest digital cameras, lenses, accessories, and phones. For this review, the lens was tested on a 12mp nikon d700 using imatest. In use, i found the os to work perfectly well.
It offers two modes of stability, mode 1 is for regular hand holding and mode 2 is designed for panning movements.
Zoom ring functions in opposite direction of nikon lenses; When i take pictures at 400mm or 500 mm, even with the os active, if the subject is moving even a little bit, the picture gets blurred. While not as fast or as sharp as a premium telephoto prime, these lenses often provide good value for money and they have a number of advantages over a prime lens. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.
I really like this lens and am very happy to have it in my camera bag.
I tried the os on both positions 1 & 2 but the results were same.