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Review: Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG HSM Contemporary lens

The Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG HSM is my second Contemporary lens. Except for belonging to the same lens series as the 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM which I also have, they hardly have anything in common. It is large and heavy like every other full frame compatible telephoto lens with an extremely long focal ...

More bird photos and a couple of macro shots (150-600mm C)

With over 20 degrees on Monday, to me, it didn’t feel like winter at all. I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to take some great bird shots, so I took my SD1 Merrill and the 150-600mm C on a photo session. After hours of making use of the heavy equipment, my hair and my undershirt ...

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Shooting with Sigma 150-600 C + SD1M: a few insights after four photowalks

In the beginning I assumed that I have to stop down to f/7.1 to f/8, in order to capture images which are sharp enough. I didn’t even try to shoot wide open. But as it turned out during today’s photowalk the 150-600 Contemporary is already sharp enough at f/6.3. This allows me to use ISO100 ...

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The Sigma 150-600 C is amazingly sharp

I don’t think I’m exaggerating because as you can see in the following image and in the 100% crop below, the lens turns out amazingly sharp for a super-tele-zoom. But only if you do everything the right way.

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Another photo walk with the 150-600mm C

Today I went for another photo walk with the Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary and the SD1 Merrill camera. In comparison to last time, the weather was sunny and nice this time, so I didn’t have to increase the sensitivity range to ISO400 in order to achieve a sufficiently short shutter speed. Despite the long focal length ...

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Fitness studio? No need, the Sigma 150-600mm C is here ;)

For a few days now I’ve been the owner of a Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Contemporary Tele Zoom. The timing for this purchase isn’t quite ideal, as taking photos with such lenses requires a lot of light. Actually I didn’t want to buy it before spring, but then I had a G.A.S. attack. A bad one ...

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Sigma 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 OS HSM Contemporary Link Collection: Reviews, Sample Images, Videos

Since the birding season has already begun and the first samples of the 150-600mm 5.0-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary are slowly but surely arriving in the shops, many photographers are no doubt scouring the internet for info regarding Sigma’s newest super-telephoto zoom lens. To spare them the painstaking googling, I’ve included the links to the ...

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Sigma News and Rumours: 24mm f1.4 Art, DP0 Quattro and 150-600mm Contemporary Product Images and Samples

It is impossible not to love photography fairs, especially the CP+, which is one of the most important ones of its kind worldwide. Not three days after the 24/1.4 Art, the DP0 Quattro and some other DP accessories were announced, there are already more product pictures and more information. The 24mm f/1.4 Art looks a ...

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Sigma S 150-600 mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Link Collection: Reviews, Sample Images, Videos

Just like the last time, I haven’t added many short threads – in which lens owners are talking about their experiences using the lens – small image galleries and image threads. As soon as the lens is available for all mounts, reviews, threads and image galleries will be shooting up like mushrooms all over the ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: Firmware-Updates for DP1, DP2 Quattro and the 150-600mm Sports

Sigma released three firmware updates – two for the DP1 Quattro and DP2 Quattro, and one for the 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Sports. Every FW remedies a single bug, respectively. You can read the short changelogs below.