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Sigma 18-200 OS HSM DC

c7fnt 3 26 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2013 3:19PM
Hi there

I have the chance to purchase on e of these lenses at an ok -ish price and wondered if anyone on here has any experience of it.

I will be using it with a D7000


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kodachrome 4 543
15 Jul 2013 4:32PM
Look at the Lenstip review and also Photozone review of the Sigma 18-200. They both gave it rather low marks for optical performance. I would suggest you look at the Tamron versions such as the 18-250 and 18-270. Both get good reviews. Make sure you get the VC version because there is no in body IS on Nikons.

Hope this helps
c7fnt 3 26 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2013 5:28PM
cheers Pete. had only really looked at it as on a budget after getting d7k
c7fnt 3 26 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2013 5:29PM
how does the tamron 18-200 compare
kodachrome 4 543
17 Jul 2013 11:11AM
Check out the Photozone reviews of the Tamron and Sigma lenses with Nikon mounts, it should answer your questions.
You could also look for the lenses I suggested on the LCE [London Camera Exchange] web site. They have vast numbers of used lenses, most with a 3 Month warrenty.

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