A&P looking to replace sigma 75-300

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  1. Bloke

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    under consideration is Sigma 135-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG AF APO

    does anyone have thoughts on this, im put off by its weight. Weight: 1245gr
    close second is the AF APO 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 minolta weight: 485 g really considering this, but reviews seem to favor the sigma?
    OR the heavier AF 100-400 F4.5-6.7 APO minolta (it can zoom under its own weight :ugh:) weight: 840 g

    wide open performance is important! weight also is.
     
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    oh gosh just saw the Sigma 100-300mm F4 APO

    Weight: 1480gr :ugh: time to move on
     
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    telephoto lenses are heavy, welcome to physics
     
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    i thought the slow ones were supposed to be lighter :o
     
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    they are a little bit, but they are still big



    my 100-400L weighs 3.1lbs :dunno:
     
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    maybe i just need to replace it with a 200/4 and a teleconvertor, oh wait i cant find a 200/4 anywhere :ugh:
    theres the 200/2.8 at Weight 17.88 oz BUT its ENOURMOUS

    HUEG
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    Quit bitching. I'll take the weight and bulk of a nice, fast zoom/prime over a lightweight shitty lens any day.
     
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    how many lenses do you pack then?
    in my bag are the 24, 50, 100, 500mm already:o

    im going to bitch becasue im the one that wont use it if i have to lug it around.
     
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    I pack my 1D, 17-40, 70-200 2.8 IS, 85 1.8, 1.4X and my 1N film camera. Quit bitching. :mamoru:
     
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    well thats good exersize i guess. :o
     

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