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Old Aug 19, 2014, 2:13 PM   #11
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I'd be happy with those! My attempts were nothing near as good.
Did you close your lens down?

I just want to show the worst case scenario with this combo,otherwise the images would have been much more contrasty and detailed
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Old Aug 20, 2014, 12:52 AM   #12
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Did you close your lens down?

I just want to show the worst case scenario with this combo,otherwise the images would have been much more contrasty and detailed
I usually shoot around f8 if I can but with the V1 I do go lower, but never wide open if I can help it. I was using an old Vivitar 120-600 (not good, I have noticed that none of the Vivitar lenses I have work well on the V1), a Tamron adaptall 200-500/5.6 which is better and a Tamron 400/4 with 1.5 TC which produced the best results. Maybe I need more practice, but they will never touch what your combo can do, especially if these are worst case shots

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Very beautiful photos!
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I used to have the original 120-300. Damn these new lenses are priced so High. Sigma is going places and thats all i can say.

I used to carry around Olympus and a 50-500 and i am wondering why you have not tried that combo with a flash. I loved that combo for it was so small compared to a 300mm

Thats like 1350mm straight out on the V1 and i know u had a fantastic time with the D300 and 50-500.

This is the best combo considering size and weight and i am getting to understand MF better these days that i feel some of the BIF is easier with a mirrorless and focus peaking than any AF lenses . Thats a theory by the way.
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I used to have the original 120-300. Damn these new lenses are priced so High. Sigma is going places and thats all i can say.
I still do, but that's a Canon mount. This new lens is for my D800 and it's just amazing even with a 2x teleconverter...

This is the only lens I know where I can micro-adjust its AF for four different zoom settings with the USB dongle, and I can also program the switch on the lens barrel for both AF accuracy or AF speed!
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Old Sep 12, 2014, 6:14 AM   #16
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I used to carry around Olympus and a 50-500 and i am wondering why you have not tried that combo with a flash. I loved that combo for it was so small compared to a 300mm
I wanted to, but I also need a combo to shoot modeling/fashion, so the 120-300 f/2.8 is a better fit. Otherwise I'll end up with another camera system.
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