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

reviewer#5975 date: Sep-4-2009
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:Sony DT 16-105, Sony DT 18-250
Sig 70-200 HSM, Sig 170-500 DG
price paid:479 USD
positive:Image quality
negative:Lens hood
comment:Experience level: Beginner

I bought this lens because of these reveiws and my own experience with other Sigma lenses. I only hope others wanting or needing a macro lens make the right choice.

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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