Sigma 170-500mm F5-6.3 APO Aspherical A-mount lens review by keesey

reviewer#2265 date: May-6-2007
sharpness: 2.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Beercan
Minolta 75-300
Sigma 135-400
price paid:Ł300 (used)
positive:Cheap
negative:Very Soft
comment:I have owned this lens along with the 135-400 a few months now and would rather take the 135-400 and crop the images. I find the lens is always soft and personally have never had an image that I would consider a keeper.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 16
  • sharpness: 4.16
  • color: 4.19
  • build: 4.25
  • distortion: 4.63
  • flare control: 4.50
  • overall: 4.34
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