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 Post subject: Bigma!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 6:27 am 
is it me or is this just going to far

im sure its great but man you gotta be a weight lifter to haul this beast around!

The world’s first Ultra-Telephoto Zoom Lens that offers a fast aperture of F2.8 at 500mm focal length
APO 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:03 am 
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Yep, that's the super-bigma!

It'll be interesting to see how many of these Sigma sells... If I do a video tour, I'll need to stand back a bit from the camera!

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:16 am 
HAHAH you gotta do a video of this lens , if possible


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Well I sure will put a request in to review it, but suspect it may be a special order only!


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 8:55 am 
http://youtube.com/watch?v=K77UvaiHii0

I cannot imagine anybody carrying this around, what could you use it for?


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2007 2:06 am 
Can I assume it does not have a plastic lens mount?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2007 2:23 am 
Forgot to add a man I hike with has the 800mm SigMonster.

Owning lens like that means never needing to go to the Gym!

The tripod needed to suport that lens itself weights more than my complete kit!

On top of all that, he was happy he foiund the lens at a bargin price, just a little under 7k I belive!!

Dave How I love my canon 50mm 1.8II :P


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2007 2:57 am 
"Would you like a camera with you lens sir?" hehe. Wouldn't be surprised if they didn't bundle one in a well :P


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2007 3:07 am 
Lol, I saw an ad for the Leaf Aptus digital back and it said "Free Mamiya" so I wouldn't be surprised if this lens came with a free body.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2007 6:37 am 
Wow
I think before they sell you one - you must prove to them you are able to carry one all by yourselves ! :idea:
So I declare myself out of the potential buyers ! :oops:

Must be some disclaimer in the sale as well that you can't sue them for any injuries from using it !! :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2007 7:47 am 
"Aww but I was planning on using my inbuilt flash"


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id like to see the lens cap

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:34 pm 
Look at this and this too :lol:

It will not make you a good photographer, but it will certainly make you a STRONGER photographer!

Lens cap?! I would guess this one will have center pinch like tamron otherwise youll need two hands to pinch from both sides :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2008 11:43 pm 
haha go take pictures in Britain now on a tripod see who get arrested lol.


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Just one word: Awesome 8) 8) 8)

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