Sigma 28-70 f2.8

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Sigma 28-70 f2.8

Postby Myrtle on Sun Mar 16, 2008 9:54 pm

Simple, quick question - is this lens better/a good replacement for Nikkor 18-55 kit lens.

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Re: Sigma 28-70 f2.8

Postby who on Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:53 am

Yes it should be.

I was seriously considering either it or the Sigma 24-70 f2.8 (which has a downside of a larger 82mm front thread, so filter are more expensive again) when I was lucky enough to get a Nikkor 28-70 f2.8 2ndhand.

Another lens spoken well of is the Tamron 28-75 f2.8 which I think a few have?
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Re: Sigma 28-70 f2.8

Postby Raskill on Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:36 am

I've got one, it lives on one of my bodies, Super sharp, even wide open. Fast focus, even in lower light. All in all I recommend it.
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Re: Sigma 28-70 f2.8

Postby Matt. K on Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:36 am

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Re: Sigma 28-70 f2.8

Postby Myrtle on Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:04 pm

Thanks for the opinions - one on ebay for sale at a reasonable price and just wanted to check it out before jumping in and buying it.


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Re: Sigma 28-70 f2.8

Postby BullcreekBob on Mon Mar 17, 2008 3:31 pm

Removed to a seperate post
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Re: Sigma 28-70 f2.8

Postby mansunzz on Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:17 pm

i am thinking of getting one too, is the weight a concern and it seems alot bigger when compared to the other rivals. anyone would like to comment more on this.
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