Reviews and Problems with Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO
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REVIEW: Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 DG Macro
16 September 2009
Conclusion: For someone who is on a tight budget, this lens, having been upgraded to DG (digitally optimised) status, seems to have closed the gap slightly on its more expensive sister. The usefulness of the lens is greatly added to with its ability to focus down to less than a metre and anyone wishing to photograph large insects such as butterflies or dragonflies will find it a most useful lenses for this discipline, being light enough to carry on a neck strap all day with the...
Pros: Reasonable optical performance for price., Good close focus ability (1:2), Light enough to carry all day., Price.
Cons: Long extension when close focussed and zoomed., Front element and extension rotates during focussing, Performance drops off at longer focal lengths.