Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS A-mount lens review by Dave18

reviewer#9524 date: Oct-23-2011
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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:
price paid:£795 (new)
positive:Sharp lens wide open at 200mm
negative:very heavy
comment:Just had this lens for a couple of days, initial impressions are very good solid build quality and very sharp wide open not as sharp as my Sigma 50mm 1.4 but then what is.
Bought from great company to deal with came from Hong Kong to UK in 2 days! 3yr Sigma warranty
update done many weddings this season and have not changed my opinion of this great lens

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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