Compare - f/5.6, f/6.3, f/7,1, & f/8 (4 imgs)

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Compare - f/5.6, f/6.3, f/7,1, & f/8 (4 imgs)
3 months ago

Hi folks,

A little bit of comparison with the K-50 + Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5~5.6 APO DG OS HSM at 400mm f/5.6, f/6.3, f/7.1, and f/8.

It appears to me that f/5.6 is just a tad soft but usable. All the other apertures through f/11 looks good to me. I stopped shooting at f/8 because the sun went behind a really dark cloud. However, from some of my previous shooting I can say that f/9, f/10 and f/11 look quite good also.

These four images were processed in the same manner. The images are 100% crops. To get the best view then click on original size.

400mm f/5.6

400mm f/6.3

400mm f/7.1

400mm f/8

See my other thread with the K-50 + Sigma 120-400mm at:

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/54183283

It looks like this Sigma 120-400mm f4.5~5.6 APO DG OS HSM has been discontinued. See the following link:

Discontinued Sigma Lenses

Cheers.

Ron

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