Sigma 24mm F1.8 EX Aspherical DG DF MACRO A-mount lens review by Jacek Gozdz

reviewer#1135 date: Aug-29-2006
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 3
flare control: 4
overall: 4.3
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:50mm primes, 105 macro, and kit zoom
price paid:~280$ (new)
positive:good grip
good build quality
fast
negative:significant chromatic aberration
some distorsion
sometimes flare
comment:good all around lens (gives 36 mm on dynax 7d), good AF, grat for landscapes, a bit worse for indoor photography (distorsion, and some flare in high contrast scenes)

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 30
  • sharpness: 4.45
  • color: 4.60
  • build: 4.37
  • distortion: 4.40
  • flare control: 4.47
  • overall: 4.46
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