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

reviewer#757 date: May-7-2006
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:Minolta AF 50 / 1.7
Sigma 50 F2.8 EX DG Macro
price paid:
positive:Sharp, no distortions, nice bokeh
comment:It´s even sharp at f=2.8, so I use it mainly for portaits (- don´t need flash indoors). And it´s the finest macro lense I´ve ever worked with (especially with the additional apochromat)

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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