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new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

Started Mar 8, 2007 | Discussions
Alberto Tanikawa
Alberto Tanikawa Senior Member • Posts: 1,982
new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp/news/200_500_28.htm

D@mn...

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Alberto T., PPA

I Beam Veteran Member • Posts: 3,431
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

Ah the Gigma - no OS for hand holding this lens I guess - but it does come with a handle for hand carrying - wheels might have been better.

Regards

Paul

Alberto Tanikawa
OP Alberto Tanikawa Senior Member • Posts: 1,982
more detailed images here...
scenar Regular Member • Posts: 203
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

no sh*t, does that come with a free porter?

Pierre Sottas Contributing Member • Posts: 787
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

caramba!!

after the Bigma and Sigmonster, what will be the nickname for this one? Gigma??

any info on the price?

Alberto Tanikawa wrote:

http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp/news/200_500_28.htm

D@mn...

Hokum Senior Member • Posts: 2,551
Godzigma?

The godzilla sized sigma?
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Hokum Senior Member • Posts: 2,551
Sherpa's are an optional extra:) (nt)
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WalterF Regular Member • Posts: 217
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

Here it is on the the English site:
http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp/english/index.htm

WalterF Regular Member • Posts: 217
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

WalterF wrote:

Here it is on the the English site:
http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp/english/index.htm

Oh yes, I really hope it will AF with the D40 and D40x !!!

RainbowWarrior Contributing Member • Posts: 779
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

I didn't see the HSM designation..yet.

Pierre Sottas Contributing Member • Posts: 787
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

thanks for the english site

A TC 2X has also been especially developed for this lens. Very interesting.

WalterF wrote:

WalterF wrote:

Here it is on the the English site:
http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp/english/index.htm

Oh yes, I really hope it will AF with the D40 and D40x !!!

Pierre Sottas Contributing Member • Posts: 787
no HSM indeed (nt)

(nt)

Tuukka Contributing Member • Posts: 943
Aww...

..looks just like a hubble telescope but only smaller.

-T

-=Doug=- Senior Member • Posts: 1,188
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

I Beam wrote:

Ah the Gigma - no OS for hand holding this lens I guess - but it
does come with a handle for hand carrying - wheels might have been
better.

A roof-rack mount would probably be better !!!

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maverick01 Contributing Member • Posts: 772
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

Nice walk around lens if your a Sasquatch.

Kallel00 Senior Member • Posts: 1,043
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

definately a travel lens

swensing New Member • Posts: 15
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

Nice for a D40.....

Stefan

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DionysosJungian Contributing Member • Posts: 582
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

The made a cannon and forgot the wheels from below?

DionysosJungian Contributing Member • Posts: 582
Re: new Sigma 200-500 f/2.8 EX DG

DionysosJungian wrote:

The made a cannon and forgot the wheels from below?

They, I meant to say.

TomEG Regular Member • Posts: 498
Fatma?
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