Sigma 24mm F1.8 EX Aspherical DG DF MACRO A-mount lens review by Leike1

reviewer#6927 date: Feb-18-2010
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
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 own this lens
compared to:Tamron 90mm macro
Minolta 100mm macro (1st version)
Sony 18-70 mm
price paid:€150
positive:Sharp, but only when stopped down 1 stop.
negative:Big lens diameter.
comment:I've got this lens second hand. Is is in very good condition. It has smal scratches on the back lens, but this doesn't influense the foto's. Good for landscape, but I want to use it in dark places like aquariums. When I have tested this lens there, I wil update this review.

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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