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 Post subject: Sigma 50 f/2.8?
PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2008 5:47 pm 
Hello everyone,

I am in the market for a fairly inexpensive macro lens. I came upon the Sigma 50 f/2.8 at B&H for $280 or so, and thought it looked pretty good.

Any users out there that could tell me some more about this lens? And maybe some sample shots?

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2008 12:45 pm 
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I'm thinking about buying this lens as well but information seems a little thin on the ground from actual users but there are a few reviews - try 'googleing' it and you will see what I mean. :D

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Very decent performance on a Canon body, see review here.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:33 am 
i'll be coughing a review withing the next couple of days if you don't mind waiting.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2009 1:58 pm 
I'd also be interested in seeing the review. Interested if this can be used also as a decent 50mm portrait lens..


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:41 pm 
wibble1: http://www.cameralabs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=14322 might interest you, it was shot with a 50D and the Sigma 50mm f/2.8 Macro.

Sorry EricD, I havent used it (its not mine) long enough to say anything much intelligent about it, and I haven't tried macro photography with it yet too =x


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