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Ultra wide angle lens recommendation.

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John flightpath
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Ultra wide angle lens recommendation.

Post by John flightpath » Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:33 pm

I recently became interested in the above for my Canon DSLR's, having read a good report in Ametuer Photographer mag for a Canon USM lens. However have since found comparable lenses from Tamron and Sigma. They are:-

Tamron SP 10-24 SP AF Di i F3.4 to 4.5.

Sigma EX 10-20 F4- 5.6 EX DC

I would use it for scenery and close up ( ie static and museum)

Given the fact that I bought myself a Sigma 150-500 zoom earlier this year and have been blown away by the detail this lens brings out, not to mention the colours, I just want to know , who of you out there have had personal experience of these lens's and see which one you recommend etc.

Thanks and Regards
John 'flightpath'.
Equipment
Canon EOS 750D
Nikon L810 Bridge/Compact.
Sigma APO OS DG 150-500mm
Canon 55-250 IS STM Lens
Sigma APO DG 70-300mm
Canon 18-55 IS STM Lens
And a keen eye. !

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Mark
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Location: Liverpool

Re: Ultra wide angle lens recommendation.

Post by Mark » Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:42 pm

I have the Sigma and it does get a lot of use. Great lens, but you will need to use some lens correction in PP when shooting at 10mm as it does suffer with a bit of barrelling..
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