Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS A-mount lens review by bigsi

reviewer#44204 date: Dec-31-2018
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
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 70-300 usd
price paid:£800
positive:Sharp, price
negative:Slightly warm colour cast
comment:My go to telephoto, great for outdoor sports on a cropped sensor, I also use it for a lot of landscape work. Used well can keep up with the pricier brands for significantly less cash. The slight warm cast can easily be remedied in post, good at f/2.8, sharpens up beautifully at f/3.2. One of my favourites to use, always in my bag.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 16
  • sharpness: 4.81
  • color: 4.56
  • build: 5.00
  • distortion: 4.81
  • flare control: 4.50
  • overall: 4.74 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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