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

reviewer#5120 date: Mar-29-2009
sharpness: 3
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 3.6
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:Older Sigma 28- 70 f2.8 non-ex
price paid:Ł400
positive:Not much
negative:Focus focus focus
comment:As soon as I bought this lens the quality of my pictures took a nosedive. It was generally very very soft although did manage to produce the occasional average quality shot.

Replaced it with a Zeiss 24- 70 and all I can say is Wow!!

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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