Sigma 17-70mm f2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM

Sigma 17-70mm f2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM

Every photographer has a favourite lens. My own favourite is a lens that at first did not get used much, but as time went on it was a lens that I always packed more and more. My lens of choice is the Sigma 17-70mm f2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM, the lens has a versatile zoom range and is sharp. The macro functionality works well, although not a 'true' macro, for general nature and food closeups it works well recording sharp detail. The aperture of f2.8 at the 17mm end of the zoom offers great low light performance. In-built optical stabilisation works well, allowing hand-held photography when light is not so good. My Sigma 17-70mm is probably due to be renewed as the use and abuse it has received is obvious in it battered looks, although optically remaining excellent. At just £349 for the Nikon fit, the Sigma 17-70mm offers great value on a price to performance ratio, and a great allrounder for...
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Background Information

With many people in lockdown throughout the world, many photographers are having their first attempt at shooting indoors. Food, flowers and products are all good subject matter. All you need is a small table, a background and natural window light, A tripod helps giving you more availability in control of shutter speed and aperture. When is comes to background I tend to use blank walls, wallpaper, or cheap quicly available vinyl backgrounds from Amazon, Amazon offer a vast range of photography backgrounds to suit almost any photography subject and priced from just a few pounds. ...
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