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

reviewer#9446 date: Sep-25-2011
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
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:Beercan
price paid:750 $Australian
positive:Sharp
Fast Focus
Bokeh
Build
Non rotating front element
negative:Colour fringing with very high contrast (not as much as beercan)
comment:Very good lens. Reviews talk about the variable quality control. I got a good one - I doubt if the Sony 70-200 is significantly better

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
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