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Re: Considering hiring a lens

This is a pack of wigeon taken at Barnes with the 300/ec20 using a bean bag from the tall tower with no PP oyher than resizing. The IQ isn't bad but not IMHO as good as with the ec14. Partly, of course, that is because you're using 1200mm equivalent instead of 850mm. I can't say I entirely mastered using such a huge focal length off a bean bag and that too will have affected the IQ.

In the past there have been some very good photos posted here taken with the Bigma but it's a 10x zoom and that is bound to compromise the IQ somewhat. Notwithstanding that you'll see plenty in use at Barnes, albeit on other makes of camera.

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