Sigma 10-20mm

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  1. chrisw

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    I know this has been covered before - but I can't find a thread which answers my questions:

    1. Where is the cheapest place to pickup a Sigma 10-20mm (used or new) and
    2. Can someone recommend a filter to go on this lense?

    Cheers

    Chris
     
  2. chrisw

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    Mods - I'm blatently an idiot and have posted this twice - can you please delete one of my duplicate threads!

    Ta

    Chris
     
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    If you want to get one from a shop, take a photo mag into Jessops or Photo Optix and get them to price match to Warehouse Express or similar. I paid about £290 for mine by doing this instead of £330.

    Filter thread is 77mm so they are all a bit pricey. Depends what sort you want, but a Hoya circular polariser will be about £50.
     
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    I shall post here then, seeing as the other is a duplicate :

    Cheapest new would definately be OneStop-Digital at £263.99

    Then for filters, new would again be OneStop-Digital, wheres theres a plethera of filters

    I would always buy new as you never know 100% how much it has been used.

    Cheapest used would be Ebay though im afraid.

    :thumbsup:
     
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    Yep,i've just recieved my 77mm Hoya circular polariser for £25.99 from onestop and they delivered it very fast..

    I also bought my 10-20 from warehouseexpress next day delivery for just under £300
     
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    Hi - I got mine used off ebay for £250 delivered and it came with Sigma Branded UV filter
     
  8. chrisw

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    Wahoo - just picked up a 2nd hand 10-20mm for £205! Should be here by the end of the week :D

    One quick question, I've notice a number of people on these forums seem to be able to get this lense to produce very deep and rich colours from the sky... looking at some of my previous efforts, the sky often looks quite dull and a bit washed out. Can someone tell me why this is and if there's anything I can do to improve my chances of getting better colour in my shots? I can provide examples if it helps...
     
  9. h4rri

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    Use a circular polariser to help with the sky, it will still need to be a nice deep sky with the right lighting etc but it does help :)
     
  10. timus

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    Enjoy its a great lens i love mine:thumbsup::D
     
  11. chrisw

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    Hope I will... can't believe how quickly I've got the photography bug!
     
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    Have to be carefull with a polariser at 10mm, quite often you'll get very uneven skies with it (i.e. half black half dark blue).

    I manage good deep sky colour quite often without it.
     

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