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Old Feb 9, 2006, 10:20 PM   #1
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I am buying a nikon d70s and was pondering a question. Could i get away with a really good 28-200mm and a good Nikon teleconverter, or should i spend the big dough for a sigma 70-200mm 2.8? The first choice could provide a single lens setup and may also be cheaper. john
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Old Feb 9, 2006, 11:00 PM   #2
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The problem with teleconverters is reduction in light. The stops that you lose at the long zoom end, make the lens almost unusable in all but the brightest of lighting. Teleconverters really only work well with fast lens. If your lens' max aperature is over f/2.8 the cons of a teleconverter outweigh the pros.
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Old Feb 10, 2006, 9:16 PM   #3
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Thank you for your input i was leaning against the telerconverter but needed some more help and you provided that. john
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