Sigma 24mm Super Wide II F2.8 A-mount lens review by Sporingerdam

reviewer#10140 date: Apr-23-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
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:SAM 18-55, SAL 18-70
price paid:n/a
positive:Small, strong lens. Wide angle, great sharpness and performs very well with long shutters and small diaphragms during night.
negative:Solar cap isn't attached the smartest way, doesn't prevent from raindrops on the lens.
comment:Good lens to start practising with prime lenses. I don't have found any flare on night photographs I made with it.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 73
  • sharpness: 4.51
  • color: 4.36
  • build: 4.29
  • distortion: 4.05
  • flare control: 3.70
  • overall: 4.18 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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