Sigma 90mm F2.8 Macro A-mount lens review by leitnor

reviewer#2743 date: Sep-17-2007
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I used to own this lens
compared to:- Minota AF 50/1.7
- Minolta AF 70-210/4
- Minolta AF 28-135/4-4.5
- Minolta AF 24-85/3.5-4.5
- Konica Minolta 17-35/2.8-4
price paid:150 €
positive:- extremly sharp (even in wide open)
- plastic, but very massive
- nice lens hood
- great bokeh
negative:- perhaps the macro function (1:2), but It has a dedicated close-up filter to 1:1
- a little slow and noisy AF
- rare
comment:It's very-very sharp. I use it mainly for making portraits, and I like this pictures. Sometimes I must put some blur, because the harsh sharpness.

I love this lens. If you find one, I recommend, don't miss it!

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 22
  • sharpness: 4.70
  • color: 4.36
  • build: 4.45
  • distortion: 4.86
  • flare control: 4.32
  • overall: 4.54 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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