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Yeah they seem to really only be useful with the APS-C sensors. With a full frame I think you can actually see the inside of the lens hood at 10mm. The Sigma has worked out pretty well for me though, especially when it's on my 7D (which is in for repairs at the moment, go figure).
Thanks! Yes, there were some benefits to having the cloud cover, and by the time it got to Tempe (almost an hour late) the sun was starting to show through. Worked out pretty well in that regard. I was shooting with a Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 and a Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5, on a 30D body.
A little cloudy, but what can you do...
Westbound near Rillito, AZ. Hope that guy got a great photo on his cell phone :rolleyes: :
Cruising west of the Wymola siding:
Slowing to take the switch at Picacho:
In the siding at Picacho:
Switching game on the wye. The...
While the feet are nice touch, I personally enjoy the conductor's hat. This westbound stack was sent into the siding at Bon to allow an autorack to run around it, but the DS miscalculated and 1/2-hour later gave the 5148 a high green.
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