Sigma 10mm F2.8 Fisheye EX DC HSM A-mount lens review by Flubbe

reviewer#7505 date: May-28-2010
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.7
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:tamron 11-18mm
price paid:555 Euro (new)
positive:Very sharp center from f/2.8
Wonderfull color and contrast at least from f/3.5
fantastic, solid build
comment:You can use this great lens so creative! The content of your images will be enormous. Although its a very special lens an for that very expensive. But that does not matter if you know how to use it.
Fantastic sharp in center, the corners are soft. Who wonders when you look at that (typical) distortion.
The sigma answers my needs, so i just can rate it nearly perfect. It is the best 180 degree fisheye for APS-C.

Perfect on APS-C its almost useless on FullFrame in my opinion...

The autofocus is great: silent and accurate. Prefocus is not a problem at this focal length too.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 13
  • sharpness: 4.54
  • color: 4.77
  • build: 4.77
  • distortion: 4.31
  • flare control: 4.15
  • overall: 4.51 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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