Sigma 120-300/400 for birding

Started Nov 14, 2012 | Discussions thread
NancyP
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Re: Sigma 120-300/400 for birding
In reply to Kokeen4231, Nov 14, 2012

What's your camera? Canon has a reasonably priced 400mm f/5.6L (non-image-stabilized) with very snappy autofocus, and a very nice( but slightly less speedy autofocus ) 300mm f/4 (previous generation stabilization). I can't help with Nikon.

How good is your camera's high-ISO performance? You may do very well with a not-too-wide aperture (f/4.5-f/6.3) if you have good high-ISO performance.

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