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    desbarnio
    desbarnio  2 Scotland
    26 Feb 2012 - 9:01 AM

    Budget is £500 and currently using a Canon 450d.
    Have been looking at the Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM Lens for Canon as a new Landscape Lens
    Would this be the best option to upgrade lens to or any other suggestions
    Also it seems to range on net from £389-£429 but have found a website http://www.onestop-digital.com/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=3...
    selling it for £323, anyone used them before?

    Advice on the new lens would be fantastic

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    MrGoatsmilk
    26 Feb 2012 - 9:47 AM

    Sigma 10-20 is a great lens, I use one with my 40D, got it used for £300.

    Onestop Digital is based in Hong Kong so you won't have any warranty or come back should anything go wrong, either buy from a UK based supplier who don't sell grey imports or buy used and save a few quid that way instead.

    I have a few shots in my profile using the same lens.

    Stu

    Gaucho
    Gaucho e2 Member 122047 forum postsGaucho vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
    26 Feb 2012 - 9:53 AM

    The Sigma is a very nice lens but what do you mean by upgrading? What lenses do you have at the moment? I use the 10-20 a fair bit but it's by no means an every day lens.

    desbarnio
    desbarnio  2 Scotland
    26 Feb 2012 - 10:13 AM

    Gaucho currently have kit lens 18-55 and a Sigma 70-300, got £500 as a present and would like to spend it wisely on a new lens, mainly do landscape photograpy

    Gaucho
    Gaucho e2 Member 122047 forum postsGaucho vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
    26 Feb 2012 - 11:11 AM

    I would go for the Sigma then. It takes a bit of getting used to but well worth it. As Stu says though, be careful where you get it from. If you have anything left over, a 50mm 1.8 wouldn't go amiss Smile
    Malcolm

    desbarnio
    desbarnio  2 Scotland
    26 Feb 2012 - 11:45 AM

    Cheers guys, so glad I joined , information and help is brilliant, thanks again

    WhiteRose1
    WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
    26 Feb 2012 - 6:37 PM

    Hi Craig, I should be on commission the number of times I've recommended the Canon 15-85. I've also got the Sigma 10-20. I mainly take landscapes and travel photographs and very rarely use anything other than the 15-85 lens. Of course if your hooked on the extra wide perspective then the 10-20 is an excellent lens but I find the 15 is wide enough for the majority of occasions I need wide. I think you can find them around or just under your budget.

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