Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro A-mount lens review by stefanDynax

reviewer#1301 date: Oct-11-2006
sharpness: 3.5
color: 3
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 3.5
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:Konica Minolta 28/75 - 2.8
price paid:150
positive:in AF continuos panning ok, at 70 up to 100 sharpness good, low weight.
negative:AF very bad in low light
Not sharp on large apertures
Zoom does not run very freely
Up to 100 mm the quality of image is low
comment:Very good for portrait at 70 / 90 mm not over 150 mm.
Go to see my photo at Most photos are shotted with this lens at 200 mm or 120mm.
Is very affordable and good lens for sport events without problems. Not for quality works, but in any case is onest.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 16
  • sharpness: 3.59
  • color: 3.69
  • build: 3.00
  • distortion: 4.13
  • flare control: 3.75
  • overall: 3.63 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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