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sigma 70 - 200 vs nikon 70 - 200

bill unger

manchester, US
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bill unger Registered since 25th Oct 2011
Fri 15-Mar-13 12:35 AM

I have a trial used sigma with option to buy. I am new to such a heavy lens and have tried to use it hand held but I cant steady it to get a clear picture. It doesn't have VR so that might be part of the problem. I am thinking of buying a new nikon 70 - 200 but wonder if that would also be hard to use hand held. I have a nikon 17 - 200 and take pretty good pictures hand held with it. Is it possible that the old sigma is just not a good lens?
Thanks for any help.

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