Sigma 18-35mm F3.5-4.5 Aspherical UC A-mount lens review by derekw

reviewer#7668 date: Jul-8-2010
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.3
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:Sigma 21-35
Tokina 20-35
Tamron 20 - 40
Sigma 18-50 f3.5-5.6
Minolta?sony Kit lenses
price paid:£33 GBP
negative:82 mm Filters
comment:I did a lot of research on the internet before buying this lens. A true enigma. My copy is excellent.

The Tamron is definitely sharper but apart from that there's not much to choose.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 10
  • sharpness: 4.05
  • color: 4.20
  • build: 3.70
  • distortion: 3.60
  • flare control: 3.30
  • overall: 3.77 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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