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Originally Posted by Gobigorgohome View Post

Yes, I understand. For most situations the Sigma 150-500mm would be enough anyways ... yes, I read about the lightning too at the review I posted in my last post, it seemed that they could not zoom in max with a 100-400mm lens either, so it would not have been optimal for the 150-500mm either way.

Most people are excited about long lenses, but the tough truth is long lenses = bigger lenses = more glass, which also means beefier lens body to support it = harder to design and build cheaply.
It gets expensive, even for not "amazing" lenses.

TC's won't help you much unless the starting point is already very good : e.g. good 2x TC on a 70-200 2.8 or 300 2.8 = viable option. 1.4x TCs on good f/4~5.6 lenses (mostly primes) are also ok.

Most people that are excited about long lenses etc, usually get to shoot them once a year to so on some vacation trip.

My take would be to get a xx-400 / or xx-500 used & relatively cheap, "test the waters" and see if you will get enough usage out of it or it is just the excitement of a "what if" and "G.A.S."

After a few months you will know if that is something you want to pursue further, and ofc you will know that there is little you can do other than dropping some serious cash for you to get something considerably better.

No silver bullet on this one.
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No doubt it'll probably end up arriving on the 28th sad-smiley-002.gif
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No doubt it'll probably end up arriving on the 28th sad-smiley-002.gif

dont be sad. it may get there early. like on the 27th instead lol tongue.gif
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dont be sad. it may get there early. like on the 27th instead lol tongue.gif

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I don't think a 20 day window is that bad for shipping from china tongue.gif
     
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A Yongnou lens? At first I thought its a joke but I never heard about it. Unfortunately its not available here on amazon and only canon.

But If the rumors are true about the nikon lenses and the 35mm F1,8 is just a bit better than the original I will buy it. For sure.
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A Yongnou lens? At first I thought its a joke but I never heard about it. Unfortunately its not available here on amazon and only canon.

But If the rumors are true about the nikon lenses and the 35mm F1,8 is just a bit better than the original I will buy it. For sure.

Yeah it's pretty cool, this guy has had some great hands on experience with it http://www.shootingonabudget.com/
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Yeah it's pretty cool, this guy has had some great hands on experience with it http://www.shootingonabudget.com/

thanks and nice source! It brought my attention to the neewer Flashes. thumb.gif
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thanks and nice source! It brought my attention to the neewer Flashes. thumb.gif

No probs smile.gif I actually have a Neewer NW680 flash, it's really good especially considering its a ttl flash for £40!
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