Advice needed on sigma 50-500

Started Dec 5, 2022 | Discussions thread
OP tassosDA Contributing Member • Posts: 518
Re: Advice needed on sigma 50-500

Dear friends

thank you all for your valuable input. The conclusion is that there aren’t many good or perfect choices if you are looking for a long zoom lens :

the 55-300 plm won’t work properly on my K5ii

rhe da 300 f4 isn’t versatile enough for me ( although a very sexy lens…)

the 60-250 f4 is just a bit … too short

the 150-450 is just too expensive

the (excellent) sigma100-300 f4 is nowhere to be found!

the sigma 50-500 has a lot of drawbacks as most of you have already pointed out… which leaves me with what??

maybe the sigma 150-500?

Anyway thank you again for your help. I have to do some serious thinking about this one!

 tassosDA's gear list:tassosDA's gear list
Pentax K10D Pentax K-5 II Pentax smc DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG Macro HSM II +4 more
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