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Old Mar 27, 2006, 7:21 PM   #1
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While I would love to buy the Canon 300mm 2.8L, I haven't hit the lottery yet. I'm thinking of one of the other 300mm 2.8Ls - Sigma, Tamron or Tokina. Right now Tamron has a $500 rebate on this lens. Anyone with any photos or reviews of any of these three, with an emphasis on the Tamron?

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Old Mar 27, 2006, 9:27 PM   #2
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Would this rebate put the Tamron in the same ballpark as the Sigma 120-300 f/2.8 EX zoom???

-> The Sigma has HSM (fast & silent ultrasonic with full-time AF overide):
http://shutterbug.com/equipmentrevie.../0204sb_sigma/
... and is sharper than Sigma own 300 f/2.8 prime! :idea:
This shot was taken with a 2x teleconverter still on: http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...mp;forum_id=11

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Old Mar 27, 2006, 10:25 PM   #3
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Thanks for the heads up on that Sigma lens. I wasn't looking in that direction, and now I will have to reconsider. I take it you are quite fond of the lens?

Off topic, in the short time I have been on this forum I have really admired your work, and your advice. Thanks.

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Thanks for the heads up on that Sigma lens. I wasn't looking in that direction, and now I will have to reconsider. I take it you are quite fond of the lens?
Yeap - http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...495539#p495539

Coming from a person who also happened to own several L lenses with IS that's something...
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