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Old 01-06-2009, 09:40 PM   #48
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Originally Posted by Walter S
Unfortunately or go Sigma which is still pricey.
I have gotten very inconsistant results from Sigma gear. I have a cheaper and slower model that is an excellent example. I also (had) one of their pro-line of lenses that was the most terrible lens that I have ever seen, example, it was extremely soft at all focal lengths and aperatures, also, it gave the wrong distance readings to my cameras meter between 50-70mm. This in turn gave a bet-the-bank reading that was 3-stops underexposed. If you would stray from the brand name, make sure they have a great return policy if you find that the lens underperforms.

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