New Lens

Getting used to seeing things through a new lens takes a while. My new Sigma 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens is a beast. It’s the first of its kind for a full-frame mirrorless camera, and I hope the range from 60mm to 600mm will prove its value at the Arcadia Invitational this weekend. So, to get a bit of practice with this new lens, I took it to a local pond to capture a few birds.

New Lens

The detail the lens captures across the zoom range is impressive. The photos just below show the breadth. The first image is at 60mm, and the second is at 600mm.

New Lens
New Lens

These were all shot handheld. While they look pretty crisp at 600mm, I realized after I got home that I did not turn on the proper optical stabilization for shooting like this. That’s another reason why practice is required. The lens has some settings that I’m not used to having to think about. Now that I’ve already made the mistake once, I’m hoping not to repeat it.

New Lens
New Lens
New Lens

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EXIF Data Below Applies Only To The Featured Photo In This Post
  • Aperture: ƒ/6.3
  • Camera: ILCE-1
  • Taken: 5 April, 2024
  • Exposure bias: -1EV
  • Focal length: 600mm
  • ISO: 1250
  • Shutter speed: 1/1250s

    1. Hi Jeff – that lens looks astonishing!

      Get the Topaz Sharpen, DeNoise and GigaPixel software and you’ll be delighted what it can do.

      I was able to print a big 24″x24″ print from a fuzzy crop of an image.

      Have fun

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