Sigma 600mm F8 Mirror A-mount lens review by toddd240

reviewer#11978 date: Sep-11-2014
sharpness: 3.5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
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:Tamron 70-300mm
price paid:165 USD..complete
positive:Inexpensive with lots of zoom. Built like a brick.
negative:poor sharpness, need to use tripod for the most part, poor contrast, bokeh looks like a Duncan Donuts convention
comment:600mm of zoom if your desperate. If you have some patience and use it in the right circumstances you can get some useable photos.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 18
  • sharpness: 3.83
  • color: 3.33
  • build: 4.72
  • distortion: 4.39
  • flare control: 4.33
  • overall: 4.12 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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