Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC HSM A-mount lens review by ezkilzon

reviewer#12196 date: Mar-21-2015
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 3
flare control: 3
overall: 3.7
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:18-55 SAM
price paid:2500 skr
positive:Sharp all over from f4
negative:Not sharp edges from 2,8 and also some distortion at wide end. A bit heavy, but that`s related to my neck problems...
comment:Got it cheap in Sweden, and I think it´s very good for the price. It beats the kitlens by far. But the first one I got had some focusing error, so I sent it back for a replacement that works really nice.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 6
  • sharpness: 4.58
  • color: 4.50
  • build: 4.17
  • distortion: 4.00
  • flare control: 4.50
  • overall: 4.35 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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