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  1. Fowl Mouth

    Review by 'Fowl Mouth' on item '500mm f4.5 APO EX'

    I'm truly late to the party with this oldie but goodie. After many years of lust I finally nabbed a used copy one year ago. Mine is a pre-DG. After spending seven years shooting with a Sigma 150-500 OS, this lens surprised me immediately with both how much heavier that much glass is, and how...
  2. Fowl Mouth

    Review by 'Fowl Mouth' on item '393 ( AKA Bogen 3421 )'

    I have not used any of the higher priced gimbal heads, so my praise of this product may be skewed by such lack of comparison. However, I can comment on it's use vs. three other Bogen heads that I also own and use extensively: the 486-RC2, the 701-RC2, and the 501. All are built well, and operate...
  3. Fowl Mouth

    Review by 'Fowl Mouth' on item 'APO 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM'

    Rather than regurgitating manufacturer specs and capabilities, I figured Id simply throw a few opinions about this lens your way. The only other telephoto that I have significant time to compare to is a Canon 70-200 1:4 non-IS. The Canon is a superb lens, with perfect scores both mechanically...
  4. Fowl Mouth

    APO 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM

    Per Sigmaphoto.com This ultra-telephoto zoom lens covers a telephoto range up to 500mm and allows photographers to bring the subject close and short perspective. Sigmas original OS (Optical Stabilizer) function offers the use of shutter speeds approximately 4 stops slower. It is ideal for...
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    Review by 'Fowl Mouth' on item 'EF 70-200 f4 L'

    Based on almost no existing poor reviews about the net, I ordered this lens to fill my need for something past 70mm in my kit. This baby "L" tele is extraordinary. The color saturation and contrast are beautiful, without much need (ever) for post processing in these regards. Sharpness is...