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Bigger than a Bigma

Well I managed to get to a demo day of the OM-D EM-1 on Saturday, 200+ mile round trip but when you need to try something you need to try it.

Views on the camera to follow .... but I just had to share this ....



An impressive lens ... but it did look a bit odd with the OM-D on the back!




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Re: Bigger than a Bigma

Looks like a perfect walk around lens.

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Re: Bigger than a Bigma

This is Sigma 300-800mm. Great combo.
I guess any camera attached to this lens, is small.

Can you share some impressions ?
How it focuses, image quality. Posting some samples would be great.
Sigma 300-800 users are very rare.

Thank you in advance !
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Re: Bigger than a Bigma

To paraphrase Crocodile Dundee: "Call that a lens? This is a lens!"


Pity it's only available in Canon fit
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Re: Bigger than a Bigma

Which of the open days did you go to ? think there were 3 on Saturday
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Re: Bigger than a Bigma

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Looks like a perfect walk around lens.
Well, you certainly have to walk around it....
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Re: Bigger than a Bigma

Wonder how much that weighs! The zoom sequence is pretty amazing though.
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Re: Bigger than a Bigma

Neat, a Sigma big enough to stop a barn door.
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Re: Bigger than a Bigma

Hello, I was the other one with the beard, Bigma & 300mm you were nattering to.
Shame I had to do a runner before you got this out; how did it work with the new camera?

As an aside I'd highly recommend Harrisons as a photo dealer. very helpful with good after sales service and no pressure to purchase
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Re: Bigger than a Bigma

Just a note to all .... I'm not the one with the lens ... I was chatting to the guys there.
Must say the bloke running the day was a very helpful chap.

@timd1230 - It was the Sheffield demo day at Harrisons.

@katran - can't really give any impressions as I didn't get to play with it. Well the lens, I did get to have a brief go with the camera

@peak4 - Sorry but it wasn't me you were nattering to, apart from the two guys pictured with this lens, and the younger girl serving the tea and coffee ... no one chatted to me. But then again as a Yorkshireman that lives in Lancashire that didn't surprise me
But I do agree about Harrisons, a damn site better than the staff of Wilkinsons in Preston!
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