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That looks nice, the only review I could find on it was on Photozone.de, and there copy didn't perform to well there..?


Sigma is known for having poor QC, so that review site should have known that and attempted to get a good copy for the review.

Anyways, here's another review:
http://www.the-digital-picture.com/R...ns-Review.aspx

Mines doing great so far, it is basically on my camera all the time. Here are some shots I took with mine:







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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Sigma is known for having poor QC, so that review site should have known that and attempted to get a good copy for the review.

Anyways, here's another review:
http://www.the-digital-picture.com/R...ns-Review.aspx

Mines doing great so far, it is basically on my camera all the time. Here are some shots I took with mine:

Hmm, I think I mite get one of those. It looks like it can take high quality images, and I really like the way it looks

+mod rep

*edit

Found one used that may or may not be available still.
Edited by xlastshotx - 4/9/09 at 7:45pm
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Went for a walk today up in Prospect Park, and took a TON of photos. They are all up on the Flickr, but here's some of the better ones.







I'm really liking this camera. While the picture isn't the best, I like it a lot more than my last one...

BTW, if you're wondering what's up with all the broken trees in the set, it's because this park got hit pretty hard by the ice storm that landed in MA back in December.
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Sigma is known for having poor QC, so that review site should have known that and attempted to get a good copy for the review.

Anyways, here's another review:
http://www.the-digital-picture.com/R...ns-Review.aspx
IMHO, if they are testing a lens, they should pull one off the shelf and not get a cherry picked one. Kind of like how computer hardware should be reviewed.

If they get a crap lens, then there is probably a good chance you would end up with one too. I want to know that before putting down $300-600 on a piece of glass.
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IMHO, if they are testing a lens, they should pull one off the shelf and not get a cherry picked one. Kind of like how computer hardware should be reviewed.

If they get a crap lens, then there is probably a good chance you would end up with one too. I want to know that before putting down $300-600 on a piece of glass.
True. But at the same time I also want to know how well this lens does at its best. Some other review sites will get a few copies before drawing the line if it doesn't seem to be making a difference.
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I'd like to join up on the dSLR list, please.

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Lovely. They compliment each other so well.
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I just had to post this lol







    
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IMHO, if they are testing a lens, they should pull one off the shelf and not get a cherry picked one. Kind of like how computer hardware should be reviewed.

If they get a crap lens, then there is probably a good chance you would end up with one too. I want to know that before putting down $300-600 on a piece of glass.
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True. But at the same time I also want to know how well this lens does at its best. Some other review sites will get a few copies before drawing the line if it doesn't seem to be making a difference.

What I understand about that website is that it is a couple guys who do simple tests on the lenses, they don't get them for free to test from the manufactures. Most of the times they just get them donated to test from random people.

I really like the sigma, but I think I am going to wait awhile till a good deal rolls around. I really want the Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L, but I have to wait for a couple paychecks to get that one.
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I am ADORING the bokeh you guys use. It's about time I get myself a 50mm f1.8.

Here are some shots of my new commuter bike.







[URL="http://www.flickr.com/photos/maximerousseau/3419443164/"]




Can't wait for the 50mm. Bought an HV30 this winter too, and there's a 35mm adaptor out there that fits Nikon lens, so it'll serve double purpose.

I might re-condition my father's film Pentax to shoot too.
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