Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 II EX DG APO MACRO HSM A-mount lens review by Icebergovich

reviewer#10932 date: Feb-20-2013
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:Tamron 18-200
price paid:7990 SEK
positive:- Fast AF
- Fast apareture
- Silent AF
- Solid build
- Good image quality
negative:- Heavy
- Works badly with tele converters (tested Kenko 2x had no apareture nor AF and tested Sigma 1.4x could not focus)
comment:I've owned this lens for 2 years, used it outside in the forest, indoors for portaits, shooting sports... and I'm very happy it since day 1. I can really recommend it and I believe it's

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 48
  • sharpness: 4.47
  • color: 4.56
  • build: 4.85
  • distortion: 4.73
  • flare control: 4.44
  • overall: 4.61 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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