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Did I Make An Expensive Mistake On A Sigma Lens?  
User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (15 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 3060 times:

I was in Singapore last week, and found a lens in the Duty Free that I could not resist buying. I surprised myself by buying something without a little research, but I don't know when I would go back that way.

I paid about US$ 430 for a Sigma 28-300mm 3.5-6.3 Aspherical lens. It's not a particularly fast lens, but it is very compact (much smaller than the Canon 100-300mm 4.5-5.6 lens I still have), and means I don't have to carry 2 cameras or a second lens for wide angles.

Does anyone know this lens? The weather both in Singapore and now home in Geneva has been lousy, so I haven't been able to try it yet.



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User currently offlineDstc47 From Ireland, joined Sep 1999, 1612 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (15 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2981 times:

Dont have it but camera magazine reviews have been positive, mainly the ability to carry one lens in place of two should be a bonus.

User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2964 times:

The weather today was excellent, so I managed to try it out. Now I just need to wait for the development.

It's really nice not having to swap lenses anymore.  Smile



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