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Sigma 120-400 or 150-500

19 Feb 2013 9:19PM
Once again I reach out my friends on EPZ for advice. My quandary is simple, having recently replaced my trusty Sigma 70-300 with the beast that is the Canon 70-200 2.8 IS L11. It has left me short at the long end for my wildlife pictures (birds, deer, etc). I am undecided between the above lenses and wondered what experience anyone had with them.

Lighter and smaller
77mm filter thread (same as Canon)
I used to find the 300 was too short, will the extra 100mm make that much difference?

Longer reach, less overlap.

I will be shooting with a 60D

Thanks for your help.

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19 Feb 2013 9:53PM

Hi, I bought the 100-400 canon, love it. I have the 60d as well. Bought from ebay and saved quite a bit. This was at Martin Mere in Lancashire on the first trip out with it, so I am improving all the time with it
19 Feb 2013 11:06PM
Or add a Ef 2x mk111
colin beeley Plus
15 1.2k 10 England
20 Feb 2013 6:27AM
don't think the 2x will be a lot of cop but the 1.4 will give great results Wink

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