Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC MACRO HSM A-mount lens review by rouncey

reviewer#10479 date: Aug-31-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.1
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Tamron 70-300 usd
Tamron 90mm di
Minolta 35-105 old
Minolta 50mm 1.7
Minolta 24-85
price paid:275 gbp new
Good build
Feels good on my A77
negative:Did notice a bit of pf,but nothing serious.
Zoom goes opposite way to all my other lenses
comment:Very pleased so far with this lense.Feels great on the A77,smooth focus,nice and sharp,just excellent for the money.Good range i think,a good buy.

rating summary

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  • total reviews: 17
  • sharpness: 4.53
  • color: 4.47
  • build: 4.76
  • distortion: 4.06
  • flare control: 4.47
  • overall: 4.46 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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