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PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2009 7:57 am 
I am planning to buy Sigma 50-500mm F4-6.3 EX APO DG HSM for Canon .

Any suggestion!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2009 10:20 am 
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Hello vimash, and welcome to the friendly Camera Labs forum!
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As to your question, I'm not sure what kind of suggestions you're looking for!? But kpr, a very active member of this forum in the wild-life and birding threads seems very fond of this lens. It's still on sale from Sigma but what I would sorely miss is the image stabilization.
An alternative would be the Sigma AF 150-500mm 5.0-6.3 DG APO HSM OS which has a built-in stabilizer.

Thomas (beware: Nikon-fanboy and moderator!) My Lens Reviews, My Pictures, My Photography Blog
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:17 am 
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I do love mine but I also have in body stabilization.
Given the size/wieght of the lens I would sacrifice the 100mm that I find is rarely used on the lower end and go with the 150-500mm
Doing mostly wildlife I have certainly gotten my monies worth from this lens.

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