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Big, Cheep Glass for D70

Mark M
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"Big Bill" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 19:17:25 -0500, Hope_no
> <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> >I am thinking about trying to do some wildlife shots. My 300mm is just
> >not long enough.
> >
> >I would love to buy the big Nikon glass but just can not afford the cost.
> >
> >I don't think I can use a mirror lens because of the lack of auto focus
> >and the slow f-stop.
> >
> >I was thinking about the Sigma Zoom Telephoto 170-500mm f/5-6.3 APO. The
> >price is right at about $600.
> >
> >Has anyone used this lens with the D70? What do you think?

> I've not tried this myself, but you might look into a spotting scope
> and converter.
> Probably not bright enough, though.

I think that would likely be even worse than a mirror lens...

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