Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro A-mount lens review by XB99

reviewer#5818 date: Aug-7-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 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:Sigma AF 100 f2,8 Macro
price paid:300€ used
positive:light,very sharp, quick AF
Well finish ,well in hand
Scale suable.
negative:AF a little noisy
Hood not very practical,always never used.
comment:Perfect tool for the near Macro,very pleasant to use.The boked is well,A good companion for all.One of the most sharp lens of the world of Photo.Conform at all tests we can find.Only the noise of AF is little big.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 39
  • sharpness: 4.97
  • color: 4.87
  • build: 4.82
  • distortion: 4.95
  • flare control: 4.79
  • overall: 4.88 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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