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damn thats a smoking good deal....lucky for me that lens vignettes like crazy on my main dslr tongue.gif
whats your budget and purpose of the 70-300?
My budget is sub 400$, I wanted to get a 70-300 for sports shorts (for school), and wild life, mostly birds.
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I wouldn't call the Sigma 30 AF fast by any means.

faster in comparison to the 35 nikon f/1.8G. the nikon AF was as fast as a kit lens D: so to me, the sigma 30 was considerably faster and quieter.
 
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I don't find my 35 to be very slow. It's not lightning fast, but it's good enough.
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What do you guys think?
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My budget is sub 400$, I wanted to get a 70-300 for sports shorts (for school), and wild life, mostly birds.
I recommend the Nikon 55-300mm. It has decent sharpness, decent af, and not a lot of chromatic aberration. For your budget you can't really beat it. It also feels solid unlike the 55-200mm. thumb.gif
Oh and I don't really like 70-300mm lenses on crop bodies. 70mm just feels too narrow. That 15mm difference means you can stand a little close or get that much more into the image
Edited by spRICE - 12/8/12 at 12:37am
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Graduating with my bachelors today wheee.gif

This is when having one of those little fujis would be awesome. Like the X10 tongue.gif

Or just any partycam as well haha biggrin.gif
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Graduating with my bachelors today wheee.gif
This is when having one of those little fujis would be awesome. Like the X10 tongue.gif
Or just any partycam as well haha biggrin.gif

Congratulations! I bet it feels awesome to finally be done with school. Unless you are going to go to grad school.
    
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Graduating with my bachelors today wheee.gif
This is when having one of those little fujis would be awesome. Like the X10 tongue.gif
Or just any partycam as well haha biggrin.gif

Congratulations! I bet it feels awesome to finally be done with school. Unless you are going to go to grad school.

not right away. im going to do work hopefully. my first TV contract starts in January covering the GA legislature, hopefully i can get a steady stream of video work to get my career started off right biggrin.gif
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not right away. im going to do work hopefully. my first TV contract starts in January covering the GA legislature, hopefully i can get a steady stream of video work to get my career started off right biggrin.gif

You'll be the lucky one then. My friend graduated in May and could never get hired. He's been doing music videos for local artists, but it's not a steady stream of work. He even applied to Red Rock Micro.
    
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not right away. im going to do work hopefully. my first TV contract starts in January covering the GA legislature, hopefully i can get a steady stream of video work to get my career started off right biggrin.gif

You'll be the lucky one then. My friend graduated in May and could never get hired. He's been doing music videos for local artists, but it's not a steady stream of work. He even applied to Red Rock Micro.

yea most companies are probably not going to hire kids out of college. its really all about networking and starting at the bottom. if you try and skip a step you will get lost lol. i dont know if i have the best deal in the world but i busted my butt pretty hard for the past 3 years to get to this contract which i originally applied for an open production assistant position and was put in as a videographer/editor by the executive producer. so i am extremely thankful that he is willing to give me a chance instead of going with someone that has 15+ years experience.

i also work for less and do almost the same quality as someone slightly more experienced thats also considerably older as well blushsmiley.gif
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