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Sigma APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM
8.8 out of 10

Sigma APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM

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Overall 8
8.0

Great wildlife/bird lens!!

Deep Woods, B&H Photo
15 March 2015
  • Excerpt: I have had the Sigma 50-500mm for a few years now and I am well pleased with the lens and the quality. The only thing that needs work is that the AF searches a good bit at times, it is worse in low light or really "cluttered" capture areas such as a bird in a thicket, etc.
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Overall 8
8.0

I thought it was a very good lens, as far as my old

yetanotheralias, Amazon
28 July 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this, tried it for awhile, then returned it. Even so, I thought it was a very good lens, as far as my old, amateur eyes can tell. It also contained a number of useful goodies in the package. The tripod included with the kit was useless with this lens.
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Overall 8
8.0

Super value for the buck.

Sparks7, B&H Photo
23 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I use it for all types of wildlife, Flowers, air shows, fast sailboats etc. This is one amazing lens as long as you have enough light to satisfy that f/6.3. It has nice crisp focus and feels nice and tight around the barrel. The only drawback is it's 4lbs.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good optical quality

Riven, B&H Photo
19 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I use this lens for wild life and performance in theatre or auditorium. It has a very convenient focus length range so I don't need to change lenses frequently. Also it has a very good optical quality, especially around 70-300mm.
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Overall 8
8.0

Just arrived!

DocE, Adorama
28 November 2013
  • Excerpt: I just retired and my partner and I have found a common theme of bird watching and photography. We live near several bird sanctuaries in northern California, so we decided to move from binoculars and spotting scopes and a 55-300mm zoom on a Nikon D90 to gear that could reach out far enough to...
  • Pros: Capable Of 1000mm, Doesn't Need A Tripod, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Economical way to get the reach.

Chris R, B&H Photo
23 November 2013
  • Excerpt: This lens replaced my non OS version that suffered a fatal fall. So far images are as good as or better than the lens it replaced.
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Overall 8
8.0

Outstanding Lens

Sean, B&H Photo
23 October 2013
  • Excerpt: I use this lens to shoot high school athletics and have been very pleased with the quality of the glass, the fast focus and the ability to lock the zoom at a desired focal length
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Overall 8
8.0

awesome lens

Rebecca Fallon, Amazon
2 September 2013
  • Summary: Lens is great - does all that it was described it would do. Only issue I'm having is that i cannot lock the lens to prevent drifting when it is in full open mode (500mm). Not sure if this is a defect, or if the lens is not supposed to lock. will have to check with the mfr.
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Overall 8
8.0

usage big ma

genesail, Adorama
18 June 2013
  • Excerpt: works well, is big and heavy.sharper than I expected.
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

genesail, Adorama
17 June 2013
  • Excerpt: works well, is big and heavy. sharper than I expected.
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