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

reviewer#44427 date: Nov-17-2019
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4
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 24-135
Minolta 24-105
Tokina 28-70
Minolta 35-70
price paid:€ 200,-
positive:The familiair EX looks, feel and quality. Well balanced on the A900 with grip.
negative:Had to clean the rubber grip for zoom and focussing first, so what...
More important:
The purple and green in the corners.
Sharpness at f/2,8 is a bit weak in the corners.
Bulky with 82mm filters
comment:Not my top-notch lens but a fine companion for many occasions.

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
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