Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DL Macro A-mount lens review by jlbigornia

reviewer#8285 date: Nov-23-2010
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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 own this lens
compared to:sony 70-300 kit
minolta 100-300 xi
minolta 100-300 rs
price paid:
positive:nice build
sharp when stepped down
nice color
average distortion and flare control
macro feature
negative:front element rotates
could be sharper at tele end
comment:nice for walkaround lens
value for money

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 10
  • sharpness: 3.75
  • color: 4.30
  • build: 3.50
  • distortion: 4.00
  • flare control: 3.90
  • overall: 3.89 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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