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Any opinions as to??
« on: July 23, 2008, 05:30:45 PM »
Any opinions as to which is the better deal?

Sigma 135-400mm f/4.5-5.6 APO DG Aspherical for $512.00  OR THE

Sigma 100-300mm f/4 D EX APO  with the Sigma 1.4x EX DG teleconverter for $750.00

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Re: Any opinions as to??
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2008, 05:40:48 PM »
Cant comment on the 135-400, but Stef done some comparison shots with the 100-300 and the Sony 70-210/2.8 and a tc
See here.
TC's have a huge effect on the quality of images, clearly shown in Stefs thread, the biggest question is, is how important is the extra 100 mm reach copared to a constant f/4 appeture ???


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Re: Any opinions as to??
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2008, 01:06:03 AM »
As Rob said- check perhaps the comparison shots out. In a nutshell I am not a very big fan off converters BUT the Sigma 100300 f4 is a fantastic but very heavy lens! Highly recommended though!
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