Sigma 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC A-mount lens review by tc9999

reviewer#3165 date: Jan-9-2008
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 3
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 24-135
Minolta 18-70
price paid:135 Euro (new)
positive:good range, sharp
negative:AF problems at 18 mm
Soft corners at 90 mm
comment:This lens is really sharp, when you get the focus spot on. But unfortunatelly you can't trust the AF on the wide end (below 50mm). I have this problems with the 7d and with the a700. For this I really can't recommend this lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 30
  • sharpness: 3.85
  • color: 4.13
  • build: 4.20
  • distortion: 3.53
  • flare control: 3.90
  • overall: 3.92 - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania