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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 5:44 am 
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This Friday I am going to a base to photograph a historic event, I am planning to rent a Canon EOS 40D,Sandisk 4GB,and 50-500mm, I just wanted to make sure if the 50-500mm will work on the 40D?

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Kriss, do you mean the Sigma 50-500mm? If so, then yes it should work fine... but remember when this lens is zoomed-in, your autofocus may not be as good as it could be becuase it's slower than f5.6.


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Gordon Laing wrote:
Kriss, do you mean the Sigma 50-500mm? If so, then yes it should work fine... but remember when this lens is zoomed-in, your autofocus may not be as good as it could be becuase it's slower than f5.6.

Oh OK cool, I am used to Manual focus.

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It's just a technical note as most DSLRs warn of worse (or problematic) AF performance at f-numbers bigger than f5.6.

As Big Pix on the forum has proven though, the 50-500mm can be a stellar performer!


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Oh, how much does it weigh?

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Oh, how much does it weigh?

Have a look at http://www.sigma-imaging-uk.com/lenses/telezoom/50-500mm.htm. :idea:

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does the Sigma 50-500mm have image stabilisation ?

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Mr400D wrote:
does the Sigma 50-500mm have image stabilisation ?


Unless its a hidden feature, no. At least it doesnt say so anywhere. Usually Sigma has their image stabilised lenses marked with "OS" (Optical Stabilisation)

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Then at 500mm, the slightest wobble will be transmitted in the picture. That won't be very good then

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rent a Canon EOS 40D,Sandisk 4GB,and 50-500mm


How do you rent stuff? and where from? :?

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h.akbar13 wrote:
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rent a Canon EOS 40D,Sandisk 4GB,and 50-500mm


How do you rent stuff? and where from? :?

http://borrowlenses.com/

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