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|02-27-2013 05:23 PM|
try ebay and amazon. canon has their own as does nikon, there are 2nd party aftermarket shutter releases. . usualyl they're a small hand held infra red remote with a switch for delayed release.
old school cameras used to have a screw in push type system...no one uses those anymore that i know of
|02-26-2013 10:47 PM|
|02-17-2013 01:20 AM|
|02-15-2013 11:21 PM|
Enter the Sigma: build quality is very good, auto focus motor seems quieter than both of the Canon's, focus is good at all lengths, and it's sharp IF there is good light. But all of these big lens need good light. Is it perfect? No..I get a little purple fringing in certain sunny situations and very light CA..but it's usually when I'm shooting with more sun facing me. Btw, I have captured some really sharp photos at all lengths handheld..that said, bracing on a solid object or a tripod/monopod will definitely work, especially if windy.
Go here (my favorite lens site) to see actual images captured by the Sigma..pretty darn good for a budget priced lens! Btw, click on the full size image tab to see some really good resolution.
|02-15-2013 02:08 PM|
Thanks! I just wanted to show the lens isn't "worthless" as some have claimed here.
|02-15-2013 01:19 PM|
|02-15-2013 12:31 PM|
Here is a 1080p video I took of a bee pollinating a flower in my yard from about 5-10 ft away using a tripod. It was taken with a Sigma 70-300 DG APO lens, the same lens in the OP.
Link to video
Edit - Bee sure to watch the video in 1080p! Shot with Canon T3i and used a UV filter
|02-15-2013 12:08 PM|
|KnightRT||There is absolutely zero reason to buy this lens if you can swing a used 70-300/4-5.6 IS/VC from Canon or Tamron. It's a piece of crap that'll frustrate you unless you're outdoors in broad daylight.|
|02-15-2013 11:48 AM|
You can infer from my implication, though.
And you misunderstood what I was saying. I was saying that the lens does not have IS, for those people who don't intend on just shooting macro.
|02-15-2013 11:38 AM|
|02-15-2013 11:34 AM|
|02-15-2013 11:32 AM|
|fastfxr||5' min focus distance is hardly 'macro'....|
|02-15-2013 11:32 AM|
|02-15-2013 11:26 AM|
this statement doesn't make sense at all. You infer that you have to have IS to make a macro shot? baloney. i have two macro specific lenses. both of them do not have IS.
Most of my macros' are done with a tripod. i would highly suggest people use tripods and remote shutter release/timed shutter release when doing still macro....that and good lights for a faster shutter speed.
|02-15-2013 11:18 AM|
|Nate650||Review at photozone|
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