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

reviewer#1354 date: Oct-28-2006
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.7
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:18-70mm minolta
price paid:
comment:This is the best lens I have as well as the only non-kit lens. I really like the quality of the build, except the size is a bit hard for holding for me (I do have large hands and have been used to holding lens along with camera). I really like the quality of the color and sharpness of the photos I have taken with this lens on my 5d. I have not had a problem with flares or distortion. I bought it used on E-Bay for $220.

**EDIT: Don't do what I did...I sold it...**

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 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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