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Old Mar 14, 2006, 8:08 PM   #31
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Any issues with the lens?
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Old Mar 14, 2006, 9:11 PM   #32
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Any issues with the lens?

No, not all. I only used it a couple of times so far. Took some handheld shots at Universal City Walk at night. They came out great.
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Old Mar 15, 2006, 11:50 AM   #33
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A few people told me not to use Sigma because they are junk. What have you seen with your lens?
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That's nonsense. Sigma makesgreat lenses. I did a couple of test shots comparing my Sigma 28-70, 3.5-4.5 lens to the Minolta 18-70 3.5-5.6 lens that came with the camera, and the Sigma matched or exceeded the Minolta lens in clarity. It is also a more solid built.
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Old Mar 15, 2006, 2:16 PM   #35
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Computers, I am an expert with many certs and 20+ years experience in network engineering.

Cameras, I know how to push the button and make changes on my S45 and S1 IS. I have no idea about SLRs. So Sigma lens are decent. Does Sigma have the f/1.7 autofocus lens for 5D?
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Does Sigma have the f/1.7 autofocus lens for 5D?
I am not sure. Just did a google search and I didn't find anything.
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Old Mar 15, 2006, 3:09 PM   #37
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I am also looking at the Nikon D50 kit from B&H

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...ughType=search

Does not look like the KM f/1.7 autofocuse lens is available new.




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I like the KM5D because of the Image stabilization. I do not see any advantage of the Nikon D50.
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Old Mar 15, 2006, 5:19 PM   #39
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I will go to Ritz and check out the KM 5D before buying it.
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Yeah, they are very helpful there and let you play with the camera.
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