Sigma 400mm F5.6 APO telemacro A-mount lens review by Okapi

reviewer#2452 date: Jun-17-2007
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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:Sigma 400 F5,6
price paid:200USD(used)
positive:Nice macro lens, not too big filter
Well balanced
negative:Only F5,6...
The AF/MF system !
comment:A little softness before F8, and its not easy to go to the MF because you have two operations for quit the AF, at the moment very cheap for the quality.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 19
  • sharpness: 4.58
  • color: 4.58
  • build: 4.42
  • distortion: 4.89
  • flare control: 4.26
  • overall: 4.55 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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