For Northcape & other Sigma 300-800 users

Started Jan 8, 2005 | Discussions thread
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Re: For Northcape & other Sigma 300-800 users
In reply to liquidstone, Jan 10, 2005

The Sigma 300-800 will also AF with a Tamron 2X on it if you are using a Mark II. If you attach a long strap to the connectors on the lens its possible to carry the lense and camera set upwith tripod long distances .

liquidstone wrote:

I'm considering this lens and I've done a lot of searches in
various DPReview forums, PBase and the mini-reviews that can be

The last comprehensive threads I've read about the Big Bertha are
about several months old. Despite the generally favorable
impressions among early users, it seems that the Big Bertha has not
caught fire with wildlife photographers as successfully as the

My query to Jan (Northcape) and other Sigma 300-800 users - are you
still using and happy with the 300-800? Is there a change of your
impression on the monster zoom after several months of use?

Thanks in advance for your comments.


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