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#1 Daniel Meier

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 06:32 AM

Hey Guys!
I'm looking for a good telephoto lens with a zoom range of about 100 - 600mm (more or less). EF Mount.
I want to use the lens on a Sony E-Mount and Bmpcc Camera via Speedbooster.

The following lenses have caught my eye, since they seem to have a good zoom range and optical stabilization, plus they are not too pricy:
- Sigma 50-500mm (http://www.lenstip.c....DG_OS_HSM.html)
- Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary Version (http://www.lenstip.c....roduction.html)
- Sigma 150-600mm Sports Version (http://www.lenstip.c....roduction.html)
- Tamron 150-600mm (http://www.lenstip.c....Di_VC_USD.html)
- Tamron 150-600mm G2 (https://www.amazon.c....amron g2 canon)

My favourite one seems to be the Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary. But I heard that the focus ring is a bit tiny and akward to use. So I'd rather go for the Sports version.

But since I haven't found that many videos on the web about it's cinematography capabilities, I wanted to get some information first hand.
Do you guys have experience with any of the listed lenses? Any recommendations or advice?
(Considering image stabilization, f-drop during zooms, focus behaviour...)

Thanks,
Daniel


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#2 Macks Fiiod

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 03:41 PM

All of the links are 404'd so I'll just give an alternative recommendation:

 

If you're looking for intense lens flare coloration effect, consider some of those older FD telephoto zooms.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...ocAAOSww9xZNT2P


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#3 Daniel Meier

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 05:09 PM

Since I'm not able to edit the opener post, here are the fixed links:

 

- Sigma 50-500mm (http://www.lenstip.c..._DG_OS_HSM.html)

- Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary Version (http://www.lenstip.c...troduction.html)

- Sigma 150-600mm Sports Version (http://www.lenstip.c...troduction.html)

- Tamron 150-600mm (http://www.lenstip.c..._Di_VC_USD.html)

- Tamron 150-600mm G2 (https://www.amazon.c...tamron g2 canon)


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