Asked Sigma about 180mm macro in K mount -- not good news

Started Oct 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
eenymac
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Re: Asked Sigma about 180mm macro in K mount -- not good news
In reply to breeze_of_wind, Oct 11, 2012

I was considering buying into a second system just to use either the Sigma 150mm Macro or the Tamron 180mm Macro, which also gets very good reviews.

However, I then managed to get a set of old extension tubes with a full compliment of contacts, and found a new use for my DA*300mm as a close focus tool for larger insects - dragonflies / butterflies etc, which would have been my main uses for a longer FL macro. A bit weighty and manual focus only (I almost always use MF anyway for close-up shots) but stable in the hand and great IQ.  So I'm happy!

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