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Blured zoom shots due to low light

Hi, I have a canon 350d and bought a sigma 170-500mm lens for sport action shots. my shots can be blured when the light is dim even when iso is 1600 or on sport mode. i have used a tripod but little improvement, am I missing somthing when setting camera up for shoting. cheers, Charles.

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Hi Charles A/f works on contrast it 500mm f6.9 even at 1600 iso it willl make no diffrerents if it to dark it will not lock on

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If it doesn't, you got the wrong version of the lens. If it does look like the mount in the picture, your just mounting it incorrectly.
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