Sigma 70-300mm f4-5.6 APO DG Macro For Nikon Digital & Film Cameras £94.04 @ Amazon - HotUKDeals
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Sigma 70-300mm f4-5.6 APO DG Macro For Nikon Digital & Film Cameras £94.04 @ Amazon

£94.04 @ Amazon
Sigma 70-300mm f4-5.6 APO DG Macro For Nikon Digital & Film Cameras Original price £234.99 down to £94.04 (saving £140.95 / 60%) sold and fulfilled by Amazon, next day delivery for prime members. S… Read More
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Sigma 70-300mm f4-5.6 APO DG Macro For Nikon Digital & Film Cameras Original price £234.99 down to £94.04 (saving £140.95 / 60%) sold and fulfilled by Amazon, next day delivery for prime members.

Same lens for Canon body down to £155.88 (saving £79.11 / 34%)

Same lens for sigma body £156.54 (saving £78.45 / 33%)

Same lens for Sony body £176.15 (saving £58.84 / 25%)

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1 Like #1
Aaaahhhh, I bought a Nikkor 55-300 recently. This would've saved me quite a few quid.
#2
Would this fit a nikon d3200 body?
2 Likes #3
Jonnyblock
Would this fit a nikon d3200 body?


Yes, fits all Nikon F mount
1 Like #4
would have jumped on it, but am not a prime member anymore!!!
1 Like #5
Seems to be £90 at Currys.
2 Likes #6
gozo
Seems to be £90 at Currys.


that's the lower spec model without APO selling for £90 at Currys, this model sells for £150 at Currys http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/cameras-and-camcorders/photography-accessories/lenses/sigma-70-300-mm-f-4-5-6-dg-apo-telephoto-zoom-lens-with-macro-for-nikon-20965701-pdt.html#srcid=11026

In my opinion APO is a must.

Edited By: anthonynsinclair on Dec 19, 2016 00:36: Typo
#7
Any owners of this lens care to share their experience?
1 Like #8
#9
lowest ever price

http://charts.camelcamelcamel.com/uk/B0012X61U2/amazon.png?force=1&zero=0&w=725&h=440&desired=false&legend=1&ilt=1&tp=all&fo=0&lang=en
#10
Good price, but AF is not a best one. No image stabilization - for a lens that's over 0.5kg heavy is not a best thing.
#11
OOS now but still available to order for once Amazon receive more
1 Like #12
magicmason20
would have jumped on it, but am not a prime member anymore!!!

You can buy a month's prime membership for £7.99 if you really wanted this.
1 Like #13
Remember, 70-300mm is a 35mm sensor rating. If you're using this on a DX camera, it'll function like a 105-450mm lens.
#14
OliWarner
Remember, 70-300mm is a 35mm sensor rating. If you're using this on a DX camera, it'll function like a 105-450mm lens.
as every lens :|
#15
I bought this last week:
http://www.johnlewis.com/canon-ef-100mm-f-2-8-usm-macro-lens/p231577512
Would this lens be as good for close up (dental) images?
#16
Bought this a couple of month ago and have been really disappointed with it. Struggles with capturing detail and images appear soft.
1 Like #17
fabs35
I bought this last week:http://www.johnlewis.com/canon-ef-100mm-f-2-8-usm-macro-lens/p231577512
Would this lens be as good for close up (dental) images?
what the...?
number 1... actuallly nvm ... just no

Edited By: brilly on Dec 19, 2016 09:45
1 Like #18
this was my first zoom lens when i started photography, for the price it's a very good entry lens, ideally don't go to max zoom (say 280-290mm or so) as it does soften slightly at full zoom. 'Macro' mode is very good, albeit not a true macro lens (fabs35 is a proper macro lens, but at a different price scale - lol)

I bought mine for £115 about 10yrs or so ago, from abroad too, so this is a pretty good price.

I have since upgrade to a 100-400mm L lens as i needed the extra reach, but can't compare on price though.
1 Like #19
Used to have the Canon version of this lens, it's not the fastest AF but OK for occasional use and good value at this price - obviously you get what you pay for and I cant afford L series
1 Like #20
scorez
Aaaahhhh, I bought a Nikkor 55-300 recently. This would've saved me quite a few quid.

I suspect your Nikkor will be a better lens. I have the slightly older version of the Sigma lens and the images are disappointingly soft at mid-full zoom. Always worth reading reviews of lenses before purchase. It was cheap when I bought it, but in the long run I wish I'd paid more and got a sharper lens.
1 Like #21
notos
Any owners of this lens care to share their experience?


Yes absolutely love it. Have the Canon mount & it's been on a 350d & 1000d its a good solid lens, it has its flaws the obvious being 300mm with no IS but tripod mount it with fast exposures & it does a good job.

Absolutely brilliant for wildlife shots, brilliant flexibility due to range covered. I paid £150 in 2006 or so I think & pleased with it still in use now.

Where else can you get 70-300mm for under a ton? It's a real no brainer even if you're unsure if you need the range it covers
1 Like #22
mrhotdealll
Bought this a couple of month ago and have been really disappointed with it. Struggles with capturing detail and images appear soft.


Try another very happy with mine after 10 years ownership plus its a 70-300mm lens for the price of a 50mm prime you can't expect perfection
1 Like #23
notos
Any owners of this lens care to share their experience?


I owned one for 2 years. Bought it for some ridiculously cheap price on eBay. Seller had a dozen. Wish I'd bought the lot.

Loved the lens. It had a few limitations but as long as you accept that, you'll be happy with it.
2 Likes #24
This lens probably sits in between the Nikkor 70-300G and the Nikkor 55-300. Speaking from experience I know that the 70-300 is about as sharp as a butter knife, I own one, so I would imagine at the price this is slightly better. But if I was buying a basic entry level tele-photo lens I would get probably be looking on the used market for the 70-300 tamron VC, as this is a great lens and is superior in optical performance and has image stabilisation and it can be picked up for around 150. I have used the Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VR II, 70-300 4.5-5.6 VR, 500 f/4 and many other lenses and the tamron can keep up with them, this lens almost certainly won't be able to. Though saying that it is cheap and would make a good addition to an entry level kit or Christmas present for a Nikon user, heat.
#25
brilly
OliWarner
Remember, 70-300mm is a 35mm sensor rating. If you're using this on a DX camera, it'll function like a 105-450mm lens.
as every lens :|

Except Nikon DX-stamped lenses. At this end of the market, I'd suspect that's what most people would be changing from.

Edited By: OliWarner on Dec 19, 2016 12:56
#26
OliWarner
brilly
OliWarner
Remember, 70-300mm is a 35mm sensor rating. If you're using this on a DX camera, it'll function like a 105-450mm lens.
as every lens :|
Except Nikon DX-stamped lenses. At this end of the market, I'd suspect that's what most people would be changing from.
http://res.cloudinary.com/urbandictionary/image/upload/a_exif,c_fit,h_200,w_200/v1396227695/zjxrie5ljfnmbvznhdqh.jpg
1 Like #27
At full zoom (300mmm) you'd need to be down to about 1/500th of a second at least, or else using a tripod. Just sayin'.
#28
Avoid this....can be used only on a tripod since it lacks image stabilization !
1 Like #29
NRE123
Avoid this....can be used only on a tripod since it lacks image stabilization !
http://res.cloudinary.com/urbandictionary/image/upload/a_exif,c_fit,h_200,w_200/v1396227695/zjxrie5ljfnmbvznhdqh.jpg

i have a feeling this should have been used many times already and a few times in the future...
#30
just wondering WHEN amazon might have this back in stock?? if I paid for a months prime will it be in that month or longer?? interested...
#31
RichieRahh
just wondering WHEN amazon might have this back in stock?? if I paid for a months prime will it be in that month or longer?? interested...


At the time of posting, Amazon had 15+ Nikon in stock, I would call their customer service to see when the Nikon version stock will be replenished. Mine is out for delivery today.
#32
£149 now
#33
Oh no, Amazon must have increased due to supply and demand. Good thing is , whoever purchased on backorder after it sold out will be honoured the lower price as Amazon offer Price Guarantee when you pre order, I'm pretty sure.
1 Like #34
Kill8ill
Good price, but AF is not a best one. No image stabilization - for a lens that's over 0.5kg heavy is not a best thing.
correct, I have the OS stabilized version brand new unused, I never bought the camera itself if anybody wants a part exchange or even to buy it.
#35
https://s24.postimg.org/74rg2d33p/IMG_1781.jpg arrived :)

Edited By: anthonynsinclair on Dec 21, 2016 11:37: Typo

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