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Old Sep 30, 2003, 9:55 AM   #1
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Any experience with Sigma 24-70 mm F2.8 EX or Sigma 24-135 mm F2.8-4.5 IF ? I'm considering a Digital Rebel and one of these lenses for everyday use.
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Old Sep 30, 2003, 5:27 PM   #2
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Well I have the Canon 10D with a Sigma 70-200 EX 2.8 and I use this as my priority lens over my others. So far, I do not see any reason not to give them another shot.
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Old Sep 30, 2003, 5:45 PM   #3
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The EX series is much better series than the non-EX IMO; However the 24-70 f/2.8 EX is non HSM and also not wide enough after the 1.6x factor. The new 20-40 f/2.8 EX may be a better fit for you but it too is non-HSM...

I went for the 17-35mm f/2.8-4 EX and also the 70-200mm f/2.8 EX (just like UniSonBBS). Both of theses lenses are HSM (ie ultrasonic) which are super-fast and quiet, allow manual overide, and got fantastic results!

For the 300D however I think you should get that cheap standard EF-S 18-55mm for the wide and put all your money on the excellent 70-200mm f/2.8 EX which is also APO BTW :P
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Old Oct 1, 2003, 3:52 PM   #4
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If you decide to go with Sigma lenses, go for the EX series plus HSM, you can't go wrong...
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