Nikon 500mm or Sigma 500mm lens for safari?

Started Jan 18, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: Nikon 500mm or Sigma 500mm lens for safari?
In reply to systemguy, Jan 18, 2014

The Sigma is only a touch less sharp than the Nikkor. Remember though, it won't autofocus with a 1.4x converter (It seems to be disabled in firmware). Personally I'd use my 300 f2.8 VR plus TCs for a safari and leave my 500 f4 at home. But I shoot DX.

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