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

reviewer#1635 date: Jan-11-2007
sharpness: 3.5
color: 3
build: 3
distortion: 3
flare control: 3
overall: 3.1
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 used to own this lens
compared to:
price paid:EUR 85 (used)
positive:Cheap, lightweight, good value for money.
negative:Unsharp at 300mm, slow AF, AF hunts a lot in poor light.
comment:In general ok for a beginner like me, at least for the money spent on it.

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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