Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro A-mount lens review by popcornra

reviewer#4103 date: Sep-17-2008
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.6
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:Sigma 24-60 f2.8
Sony 18-70
Minolta 35-70
price paid:
comment:Good value in a nice fast lens. It does its best at f4 (both wide/tele), but nice to have the 2.8 when needed. has good color and decent bokeh. WIsh it were a bit wider, but with ff coming, this lens will truly shine.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 46
  • sharpness: 4.36
  • color: 4.50
  • build: 4.50
  • distortion: 4.59
  • flare control: 3.83
  • overall: 4.35 - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania