Sigma 28mm F1.8 EX Aspherical DG DF MACRO A-mount lens review by funnybeep

reviewer#6576 date: Dec-14-2009
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.4
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sigma 24mm/1.8
price paid:GBP 260 new
positive:Fast
Build
negative:Sharpness wide open
CA
Vignetting on FF (helps to stop down, of course)
comment:Not as good optically as Sigma 24mm/1.8.
Fucusing ok on the 4th lens I tried in the shop.
Sigma quality control is lousy.
Good for street photography - not for high quality details.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 17
  • sharpness: 4.03
  • color: 4.06
  • build: 4.24
  • distortion: 4.24
  • flare control: 3.94
  • overall: 4.10
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