Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 (ZEN) A-mount lens review by ronin

reviewer#770 date: May-11-2006
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 3
flare control: 4
overall: 3.9
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:lots of standard lenses
price paid:
positive:sharp, solid, robust
negative:needs and update for the 7 and 7d. Older lens with slow af
comment:This my be my oldest lens. It had to be re chipped for the 7 (and 7D same rechipping). still gets regular use

EDIT it fell and died but it lived a long long life and saw a lot of work R.I.P

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 8
  • sharpness: 4.19
  • color: 4.38
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 3.75
  • flare control: 3.63
  • overall: 3.99 - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania