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9.1 out of 10

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

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

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Overall 8
8.0

Great wildlife/bird lens!!

Deep Woods, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • 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. Other than the AF issue I have taken some really nice photos with this lens and it has worked flawlessly for over 4 years.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

G. Brown "Computernut", Amazon
13 January 2015
  • Summary: This lens was very good. Had to return as it was too heavy.
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Overall 8
8.0

More power in a single lens

Gram Pam, B&H Photo
24 November 2014
  • Excerpt: Really gives the zoom needed to bring that far away item up close and personal.Rather heavy so will be a lot more to lug around. Wish there was some better way for more zoom without all the added weight.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Robert Moore, Amazon
13 October 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Very good build and quality

Rashid A.R. Mahmeed, Amazon
7 August 2014
  • Summary: Very good build and quality. The only issue is the weight, it over 2KG which is not easy to carry arround
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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. The total weight was so great that the pole kept sliding down so that the only way it could be used was bending over. Even without the lens, it was not a tripod I would have purchased on my own.
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Overall 8
8.0

satisfied customer

casper, B&H Photo
7 July 2014
  • Excerpt: after much agony about the 150-500 or this one, 50-500, I dug deep and pulled out a grand and a half for a camera lens. Arrived as scheduled and in good shape. I've taken pictures of soccer matches. I agree with those who find it big and heavy, I didn't expect the barrel to extend when zooming ( I have the sigma 70-200 2.8 and that doesn't extend), it doesn't so much hunt for the proper focus at 500mm, but tends to pick up the trees and houses behind the players so they...
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Overall 8
8.0

Super value for the buck.

Sparks7, B&H Photo
22 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. weight but so is the rest of them around this size. Best advice is, shop around. It can vary in the hundreds in price between different sites.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Good product, but heavy to carry around.

nk888il, Ebay
13 June 2014
  • Summary: Just got the beast. It is a nearly 2Kg lens, which means that shooting by hand is tiresome to say the least. If stabilized correctly, the quality of the pictures is excellent. I attached a pistol remote shutter release to the tripod strip, and handling got a lot easier. as far as the super telephoto lens are concerned, this one is extremely good value for money, since the quality is adequate, the price is ~ 1/3 of any other decent fixed F# lens, and the versatility of...
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Overall 8
8.0

Does the job

David Thibodeau, Amazon
12 March 2014
  • Summary: The Sigma 50-500 f/4.5-6.3 APO OS HSM SLD Ultra Telephoto Zoom lens is a nice lens. Does what I want it to do.
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