Sigma 28-105mm F2.8-4 DG A-mount lens reviews

reviews found: 1   
reviewer#2660 date: Aug-27-2007
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 3
flare control: 4
overall: 4.1
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:Minolta 35-105/3.5-4.5i
Minolta 50/1.7 RS
Tamron 17-50/2.8
Sigma 50/2.8 Macro (non-EX)
price paid:About 220 USD (new)
positive:- Usable wide open throughout its zoom range
- Very sharp stopped down
- Relatively fast for the price
- Non-rotating internal focus
negative:- Zoom direction opposite of Minolta standard
- Pincushion distortion at long end
comment:Way better than both Minolta lenses above at infinity. Don't just take my word for it, I have the pictures to show it, here.

All in all, a very nice lens that for some reason has unjustified bad reputation for being soft. Could it be that my copy is exceptionally good? Maybe, but regardless of the reason - I'm not selling it :-)
reviews found: 1   

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 1
  • sharpness: 4.50
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 3.00
  • flare control: 4.00
  • overall: 4.10

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