A&P Teleconverters...

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  1. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    I'm looking into a teleconverter to add on to my 70-200mm f.2.8L IS for fall's football season. I see that sigma, canon and tamron all have a 1.4 and 2.0. Anyone have any experience with the sigma or the tamron? They are about $100 cheaper than the canon
     
  2. hash browns

    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    2.0 bad

    1.4x okay

    just get the canon / nikon ones to avoid compatibility issues

    if you are using a sigma ex lens, use the sigma ex one
     
  3. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    Don't get the Sigma. I'd suggest the Kenko 1.4 or Tamron 1.4 Pro. Each go for about $170-200.
     
  4. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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  5. mobbarley

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    um, the sigma apo's are only supposed work with sigma apo lenses, they hit the back of some canon lenses. just like the canon ext's only work canon L's..

    There is also vivtar, tamron etc i have no experience with these.

    I'd spend the extra and get the canon, it will only give you better photos ;)
     
  6. SL1200MK4

    SL1200MK4 New Member

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    Kenko/Tamron Pro have good reputations and reviews. They are the same thing, only difference is in the branding. They ain't sealed though. So, if you shoot with a sealed body, maybe you want to stick with Canon teleconverter.
     

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