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Old Feb 21, 2007, 11:57 AM   #1
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I am looking to purchase a 70mm-300mm macro lens for my new XTi 400D. I looked at amazon and they have two that look identical but one is APO and costs $60 more. What is APO and is it worth the extra money? Any other sites that are better (cheaper)to purchase lenses, accessoriesetc? Here are some links to the lenses, Thanks!


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Old Feb 21, 2007, 7:01 PM   #2
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go to www.sigmaphoto.com and look at their FAQ page and look at the lens tab - it explains the difference between the two lenses.
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Old Feb 22, 2007, 5:22 AM   #3
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Go for APO, the best value tele lens on market. It's not great, and non APO is even worst. I have it, it's on the limit I call tolerable if you go above 200mm.

Actually you have no choice at all in this segment for EOS mount. First better lens then APO costs 3 times more.
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