Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM | C
Announced Sep 17, 2012 •
Zoom lens | Canon EF-S, Nikon F (DX), Pentax KAF3, Sigma SA Bayonet, Sony/Minolta Alpha DT | 884
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Im looking for a budget update for my kit lens with decent wide. more than my 35mm dx. I have decided to purchase Sigma 17-50 2.8 lens. or may be the sigma 17-70. I have heard that there are compatibility issues , firmware, and AF assist light block with the Sigma 17-50 2.8 on a Nikon D3300. Please advice me before purchase
Hi everyone, I am shooting with a D5100, using a Sigma 10-20/4-5.6 and a Nikon 35/1.8. I'm newly based in Switzerland and travelling as much as possible with my camera. My photos are basically travel, city/street photos and landscapes. I find I can't always get close enough to somethings to shoot what I want (especially on mountain hikes) and would like your input on my next lens. New or used I'd like to keep under $600 max (USD). I've looked at the Sigma 17-70/2.8 which would be great for...
By: Alex Berlini (Jul 16, 2015)
I'm considering the Sigma Contemporary 17-70 as an upgrade/alternative/change from the Nikon kit lens and have a couple of doubts/questions. As I have fully functioning feet I assume the difference between the wide end is almost negligible, yes? Any opinions as to how much I'd notice the difference between the 55mm and the 70mm? Obviously it's faster than the kit lens, but is it worth the expenditure? I can buy it new for £285 (postage included) and as I have the 150-600C I may be tempted...
By: Owleeveeyay (May 16, 2015)
Posted to: Nikon SLR Lens Talk
Dear all, A couple days ago I posted a similar thread in the Nature and Wildlife Photograpy forum, but so far it had no reaction. Maybe because my question was a fit in two forums? Here's a summary of the question - I refer to the other thread for all the details to avoid content duplication: In preparing a wildlife trip, I'm looking for a reasonable telephoto lens that suits my Nikon D7100 body (DX sized sensor). The sole lens I have, is a portrait zoom (Sigma 17-70mm "C") which also sees...
First off, I should say that I don't actually own a kit lens - I purchased my D5100 body only. Sometimes I wish I had a normal zoom so I don't have to carry all my lenses around. I asked a similar question in the past and found some possibilities, but I can't decide on anything: -Nikon 16-85mm -Sigma 17-70mm C -Sigma 17-50mm Any other suggestions are welcome. I could also go the cheap route and get a Nikon 18-105. Overall, I just want a standard range lens that handles well and has better...
Hello everyone! Well i was planning to buy the Sigma 17-50 f/2.8 for it has a constant 2.8 aperture and is a sharpe lens till i found a good deal on a barely used 17-70 for around 265$ Now i was thinking this lens is worst at 17mm and f/2.8 so i would consider it more a (24-70mm f/4) Lens, and i was thinking should i get this lens and is it worth it and is it a real upgrade for the kit lens, or should i wait for the 17-50!!!!
By: Keroles (Aug 27, 2014)
Posted to: Beginners Questions
Hello everyone, i'm just getting my first entry-level DSLR Nikon 3300, and i'm thinking to do an upgrade but i'm pretty confused as i'm limited to budget on which to get first, new Lens or new Speedlight flash As well i'm confused about brands to get, like i do like Sigma products like the Sigma Lens 17-7- f/2.8-4 or the 17-50 f/2.8 and also for the flash i like the Sigma EF-610 DG ST They seem very good value compared to Nikon products, should i consider Sigma for my next upgrade or save...
Hi all, First time posting here and I have been torn for weeks so I decided to try posting here. I have read dozens of reviews, articles and other forum posts and I am at a quandary.My current gear-Canon XSi which I have had and loved for 4+ years but am starting to feel its limitations in terms of ISO, processing power for continuous shooting RAW and FPSTokina 11-16 f2.8, Canon 18-55 kit lens, Canon 55-250 kit lensI primarily use my camera in the outdoors on hiking and mountain climbing...
By: Pidong Marcos (Jan 25, 2014)
Hi Everyone, Can anyone advice me which one should I buy, I will be using the lens for event photography, group and tight shots, and some landscape. We all know that Canon 'L' lens are superb in terms of quality, but the features / qualities of the new Sigma is pretty attractive, it is a new model, wide aperture up to f2.8, optically stabilized, and most of all, better price. What about the widest focal point of both lenses, as per the specs, Canon is showing wider angle of view than Sigma at...
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