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Sigma 180mm macro, both of them
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:15 am    Post subject: Sigma 180mm macro, both of them Reply with quote

I would have been happy if i would have found one of the two Sigma APO 180mm macro lenses that where introduced around 1990. There was a 5.6-version and a 2.8. These lenses were not quite a commercial succes and because of that they are a little bit hard to find.

If someone told me that i would find both of them in one day....

First i found the 2.8-version at the fair in Doesburg. The looks of this lens are long gone by the disastrous Zen-coating. The inside still functions as it should.

Sigma APO 2.8/180mm by Ouwesok, on Flickr

Half an hour later, i found the 5.6-version. Outside is less damaged, optics are like new.

Sigma APO 5.6/180mm by Ouwesok, on Flickr


PostPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, that f/2.8 is a monster! Congratulations. Smile Looking forward to some new macro shots. Smile


PostPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That 2.8 lens is great! I've seen your picture of it on flickr, looking forward to see some samples from it!