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depends on the copy but i've seen excellent results from both, but the siggy has a stop advantage
Hmmm... so how would I go about getting a better copy?

Also, what's a good and portable tripod?
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Post on snapsonline..people will help a lot there and give feedback
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Hmmm... so how would I go about getting a better copy?

Also, what's a good and portable tripod?
i would recomend the manfrotto 758
its lasted me two and a bit years, been on two week long ski trips, backpacking, winter camping, and up mount washington twice.
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I may just hold off on getting a new lens for now and save up for a better one. Seems like the best option.
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Originally Posted by equetefue View Post
A good copy of the siggy 30 f1.4 is what you need. No need for IS
When you say "good copy," do you mean a used lens in good condition (i.e. well taken care of), or is there a lot variation in the quality of new lenses?

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I may just hold off on getting a new lens for now and save up for a better one. Seems like the best option.
Right on. As soon as my tax return shows up on my bank statement, that Canon 10-22mm is mine!
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 2/11/09 at 5:42am
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I'm thinking of getting a 55-200 mm lens, would that be enough zoom for these kinds of shots? The moon in the CO mountains can be spectacular, and I'm hoping to take some more. (Plz ignore composition )


    
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They are demoing two huge buildings on the OSU campus right now. I want to take pictures of them so badly but it's pouring out right now
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They are demoing two huge buildings on the OSU campus right now. I want to take pictures of them so badly but it's pouring out right now
Yeah, you got what just came through KY, which was leftover from the OK tornadoes. I guess mother nature feels like taking a dump on this region.
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Yeah, you got what just came through KY, which was leftover from the OK tornadoes. I guess mother nature feels like taking a dump on this region.
I just got light rain, heavy rain, hail, gale force winds, and now a light drizzle. Tomorrow it will snow.

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I'm thinking of getting a 55-200 mm lens, would that be enough zoom for these kinds of shots? The moon in the CO mountains can be spectacular, and I'm hoping to take some more. (Plz ignore composition )

200mm with the crop should be enough reach to get the moon that large.
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