Sigma 18mm F3.5 Zen A-mount lens review by mambo

reviewer#6137 date: Sep-29-2009
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 3
flare control: 3
overall: 3.8
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Min 28mm f2.8
Min 50mm f2.8
mino 24-105
SAL 2470CZ
mono 50 f1.4
price paid:130 USD
positive:very wide
great colours
everything that matters
negative:soft when wide open
there is little information out there about this lens.
comment:Great little find on e-bay.
Very strongly recommended if you can find a copy.

Works with my Sony A55 and A77 SLT.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 10
  • sharpness: 3.95
  • color: 4.40
  • build: 4.90
  • distortion: 3.70
  • flare control: 4.30
  • overall: 4.25 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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