The Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport - sample images

Started Oct 29, 2018 | Discussions thread
RVJ Forum Member • Posts: 67
Re: The Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport - sample images
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Hi Greenlander, thanks for your input.

It's a tough one.
I've always been a photographer, but started taking it far more seriously since putting in the hours and getting some nice shots of the Kingfishers, but also realising that my gear is preventing me from getting nicer shots. 
There's a Barn Owl locally that feeds on the water meadows, and I managed some shots of that which I was pleased with, but focus tracking at dusk, on an eos 750d isn't the best.
Like a lot of people, I'm waiting and hoping for something new from Canon in 2019.
The Kingfishers I've found locally all seem to feed under dense cover, presumably for safety from predators, so light is low even in the middle of a summer's day, and the vantage points I've found are pretty small and not easily accessible, so I think the 300 2.8 ii with extenders looks to be the most versatile option.

Is the IS on the 300 2.8 ii as effective as it is on the 100 400 ii?
I'll certainly be keeping the 100 - 400 for it's versatility, especially it's semi-macro capabilities with extension tubes.

All the best.

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