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Sigma 135-400?  
User currently offlineFLYB6JETS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2879 times:

Hi all. I was browsing B&H photo and came across this lens : http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...Telephoto_135_400mm_f_4_5_5_6.html

Obviously the price is attractive as an alternate to the Canon 100-400IS L, but I haven't really heard much about the Sigma. Would it be a viable alternative for someone who can't really afford L glass?

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User currently offlineCalgaryBill From Canada, joined May 2006, 686 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2875 times:

I don't own one, but a friend has one on a D2H for aviation and wildlife photography and he loves it.

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User currently offlineJetmatt777 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2812 posts, RR: 33
Reply 2, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2869 times:

I was also looking at this lense to replace my 75-300 Tamron. I've read 100's of reviews and all of them are positive with one downside -- the weight.

I heard the optical quality throughout the focal range is great for the price. I hope to own this lense by Christmas.

-Matt



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User currently offlineANITIX87 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 3308 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 2857 times:
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I am going to buy this lens in a few months, probably.

All the reviews I've read are positive, as stated above, but many complain about the weight and about lens creep.

For the price, though, you can't really beat it.

TIS



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