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Sigma DC 18-200mm what to upgrade to?


7 Jul 2009 11:12AM
Hi,

I currently have a Sigma DC 18-200mm and I'm looking to upgrade this lens....any suggestions before I fork out .

I enjoy photojournalism and landscapes particluarly.

Thanks,

Jonathan

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MalcolmS e2
9 1.1k 13 England
8 Jul 2009 12:45PM
Depends how much you want to spend.
Landscapes Sigma 10-20mm
Walkabout/journalism Canon17-85mm IS
Journalism/limited nature Canon 70-300mm IS

or

Landscape Canon 17-40mm L
Walkabout Canon 24-105mm L
Journalism/Limited nature Canon 70-200mm 2.8 L IS
NEWMANP e2
6 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 1:19PM
do you mean you want to relace the sigma 18-200 with something better or something to add to it.
reason i ask is i have one in my bag and i cant believe how good it performs. it equalls anything i have apart from the Nikkor 12-24

for photojouralism i would think its a perfect choice but i can see the restrictions of one for landscape with the slight distortion you may get to horizons etc.
Phil
9 Jul 2009 10:43AM
Thanks for the replies guys, I don't wish to replace, but simply find a lens that is more suited to landscape photography. Happy with current lens for city, portrait and photojournalism - Jonathan
9 Jul 2009 10:44AM

Quote: i can see the restrictions of one for landscape with the slight distortion you may get to horizons etc.
Phil



Yes, distortions to the horizon.....I've noticed that - J
NEWMANP e2
6 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2009 12:57PM
id have to say the sigma 10-20 as i dont think it has a true rival for price and quality.
Phil
MalcolmS e2
9 1.1k 13 England
9 Jul 2009 1:15PM

Quote:I don't wish to replace, but simply find a lens that is more suited to landscape photography


If you had said in the first place I would have just said the Sigma 10-20mm, unrivalled, assuming you have a crop sensor camera.

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