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Old Sep 8, 2009, 10:13 AM   #11
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By the way which is the best place on the internet to shop for camera equipment
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Old Sep 8, 2009, 10:14 AM   #12
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FYI -
Canon 70-200 2.8 lens sells for around $1200, Sigma 70-200 2.8 sells for around $800.

I had an older version of the sigma for a number of years and it was a great lens. IMO it was about 90% of what the Canon version is in terms of IQ and focus speed. The only caveat is - it seems from internet posts I see, Sigma suffers from more quality control issues than Canon does (at least on these lenses). So if you go the Sigma route I would suggest going with a retailer that offers a good exchange policy so you don't have to go thru Sigma directly if you have a problem.
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Old Sep 8, 2009, 10:22 AM   #13
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Ok I just looked at the Sigma lens 70-200 f2.8 and they list two, can you tell me which one would be the best?

DG HSM II Macro Zoon lens
or
EX DG APO HSM Large Aperture Macro Zoom Lens

They are both 70-200mm f/2.8
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Old Sep 9, 2009, 2:23 PM   #14
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Ok I just looked at the Sigma lens 70-200 f2.8 and they list two, can you tell me which one would be the best?

DG HSM II Macro Zoon lens
or
EX DG APO HSM Large Aperture Macro Zoom Lens

They are both 70-200mm f/2.8
Where did you see the two different descriptions? If you look at a specific site - like BH-Photo you should only see one.
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