Sigma 24-105mm F4 DG HSM Art A-mount lens review by waldo_posth

reviewer#41970 date: Dec-17-2017
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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 F/3.5-6.3 28-300mm Di PZD
Tamron F/3.5-5.6 24-135mm SP
Sigma F/2.8-4.5 24-135mm
Sigma F/3.8-5.6 28-135mm
Tamron F/3.5-4.5 35-135mm tele-macro
price paid:650 Euro (new)
positive:excellent IQ
very good colors
only slight distortion and CAs, easily to deal with
solidly built lens body
82mm filter thread
comment:This lens shows impressive sharpness even wide open on both, the short and the long end. Distortion and CA are slight and easy to handle (lens correction profiles in ACR and LR are now much improved, the first version did not provide acceptable results). It's the perfect walkaround zoom lens for someone who needs more than the usual 70mm at the long end. Colors are very good, the responsiveness of the AF is excellent as well. The lens has a very solid, but heavy body.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 7
  • sharpness: 5.00
  • color: 4.86
  • build: 5.00
  • distortion: 4.71
  • flare control: 5.00
  • overall: 4.91 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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