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Old Nov 25, 2010, 1:49 PM   #1
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Old Nov 25, 2010, 10:01 PM   #2
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The 4/3rd's model is an older version of Sigma's super wides, but did test out pretty well in other mounts, like this one in Canon mount..

http://www.photozone.de/canon-eos/30...report--review

As long as you get a good copy, you should be set.

B&H has 9 comments left by 4/3rd's users who bought this lens from them..

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...5_6_EX_DC.html
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Old Nov 26, 2010, 6:42 AM   #3
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The 4/3rd's model is an older version of Sigma's super wides, but did test out pretty well in other mounts, like this one in Canon mount..

http://www.photozone.de/canon-eos/30...report--review

As long as you get a good copy, you should be set.

B&H has 9 comments left by 4/3rd's users who bought this lens from them..

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...5_6_EX_DC.html
Thanks, Greg. Something to keep in mind. The bids went a little higher than I was willing to go.
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Old Nov 27, 2010, 6:30 PM   #4
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I read so reviews ... and I would have selected the Zuiko 11-22mm instead...
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I read so reviews ... and I would have selected the Zuiko 11-22mm instead...
Me, too... if I could afford it.
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This one may still be for sale:

http://forum.fourthirdsphoto.com/showthread.php?t=61482

He was asking $500, which frankly isn't much of a deal for a lens that you can get new for $600. Maybe you can talk him down.
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This one may still be for sale:

http://forum.fourthirdsphoto.com/showthread.php?t=61482

He was asking $500, which frankly isn't much of a deal for a lens that you can get new for $600. Maybe you can talk him down.
Thanks, Ted. I'll check it out.
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Gary, Lens Rentals has a 11-22 for $460

http://www.lensrentals.com/buy/olymp...mber-070105264

they are really dependable and their ratings for used lenses are really accurate
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Default A vote for the 11~22 or 9~18

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Me, too... if I could afford it.
After looking at images taken with the Sigma 10~20 by a mate using a D300, I would recommend either the 11~22 or 9~18 instead, by a considerable margin. Both are better optically (the reviews also show this ... ). The 11~22 very much so, and optically faster and better built to boot.

The 9~18 is available new at a very reasonable price. The 11~22 is occasionally available s/h for around the price of the new 9~18, IIRC.

I have the 7~14, but that's heaps more dough than any of them. Lovely lens ... .
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Gary, Lens Rentals has a 11-22 for $460

http://www.lensrentals.com/buy/olymp...mber-070105264

they are really dependable and their ratings for used lenses are really accurate
I know of a lightly used 11-22 for slightly less than that price. You'll have to PM me if you are interested.
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