Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Lens Canon Fit Reviews
Product Type: Sigma camera lenses
Description:Sigma EX - Lens System: Zoom Lens - Focal Length: 24 mm - 70 mm - Optical Zoom: 2.9 x - Focus Adjustment: Automatic, Manual - Filter Size: 82 mm / Large aperture standard zoom lens provides superior performance both for Digital SLR Cameras and 35mm Film SLR ... more
Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Lens Canon Fit ... Cameras. To achieve an F2.8 aperture at all focal lengths, it employs three aspherical Lens to provide optimum aberration compensation. Two Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass elements are provided for color aberration compensation, to assure high image quality. Features: Lens Construction: 14 Elements in 13 Groups Angle of View: 84.1 -34.3 degrees Number of Diaphragm Blades: 9 Blades Minimum Aperture: F32 Minimum Focusing Distance: 40cm Maximum Magnification: 1:3.8 Filter Size: Diameter 82mm Dimensions: Diameter 88.7mm X Length 115.5mm Weight: 715g
Newest Review: ... and in the years i've been using the lens this has held true. The build quality is excellent. It feels rugged and ... more
Price Comparison for Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Lens Cano...
Customer Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Lens Canon Fit Reviews (4)
by - written on 02/08/10 (Very useful, 39 readings)
I swore to myself when I started collecting lenses that I'd only use those of my camera's manufacturer but the Sigma changed that. I was lucky enough to get my hands on the lens before purchasing it and immediately noticed how sturdy this lens is. That in itself implied reliability and in the years i've been using the lens this has held true. The build quality is excellent. It feels rugged and unbreakable, but some may find it slightly on the heavy side if holding it for extended periods of time. The coating on the lens body ensures constant grip and the zoom/focussing rings are well proportioned for ease of use. This is a reasonably fast lens ... Read the complete review
by - written on 09/02/09 (Very useful, 584 readings)
** Although this category is entitled "Canon fit" the lens is the same for all camera types and I have reviewed it in general ** Sigma is currently taking the lens market by storm as they bring out lens after lens for all types of cameras and all types of photographers; they are churning out lenses faster than some new members on here can churn out reviews! Some photographers prefer to work with a long zoom lens that will cover them from wide angle to about a 300mm zoom but the professionals like myself prefer to have a lens for every occasion. When it comes to macro photography (which for anyone that does not know what macro ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/07/09 (Very useful, 174 readings)
Bought this lens back in 2002 (Canon EOS version) and used it for 5 years for weddings and commercial work. Autofocus speed was excellent, and the f2.8 aperture allows Canon cameras use their high precision x-type sensors. Image quality was very good. Contrast not as good as similar L lenses but perfectly acceptable. Sharpness was truly excellent when stopped down to f5.6, and usable wide open. For the price this is an optically impressive standard room. Pincushion and barrel distortion well controlled. Vignetting acceptable wide open. Some CA, especially in backlit scenes, but correctable in RAW with software. Front element does not ... Read the complete review
by - written on 30/06/09 (Useful, 254 readings)
Sigma is a world leader in lenses and they are proving that they can actively compete with Cannon and Nikon This Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Interchangeable Lens is a great lense, I was suprised just how good infact, I have several Macro lenses, by cannon and nikon and this is easily as good if not better. The build quality is superb, the lens feels very robust and the manual focus ring is nicely it feels very sturdy and looks like a very expensive Nikon lense as apposed to a cheaper alternative. The opticals on this lense are very good, I compared them from f/2.8 through to f/11 and f/16, noticed there was a little colour reproduction ... Read the complete review
Products Similar to Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro ...
Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 Zoom Lens - bargain lens, amazing images, quiet in AF mode. works best in natural light, extra equipment needed, MF is 'noisy.'
Sigma 15mm F2.8 DG Fisheye Lens Canon Fit - Produces fantastic, inventive images Pricey for a product you will use rarely
Sigma 18-50mm F/2.8 EX DC Macro - Good quality, well built, cheap, fast contast f2.8 aperture distortion at wide & tele ends, Sigma still have quality control issues
Sigma 500mm F/4.5 APO DG HSM - managable size, sharp, good build, great HSM, value shortish hood, fractionally less contrast than nikon/canon competition
Sigma 50-200mm f4-5.6 DC OS HSM - Optical Image Stabilization & Hypersonic motor, Build Quality, Great at 50-70mm, Multi-Layer Glass. Some Sharpness Problems, Chromatic aberration, and Barrel distortion, No Lens Hood or Extras
|More products in Camera Lens|
All these and are taken from reviews of the dooyooCommunity.
|Sigma 17-35mm F/2.8-4.0 Zoom Lens|
If you need a lowlight or a wide angle lens, here it is.
not too good for general camera use because of it's low zoom range
|Olympus TCON 17||B+W Circular Polarizer, 77 mm|
|Canon WD H43||Nikon Nikkor 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 G AF-S|
Great ED quality, VR is fantastic. Low low price
Plastic lens mount needs care. That's all.
|Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 L IS USM Lens|
A bit expensive
|Canon EF 28-105 f3.5/4.5 II USM|
Quality, Zoom range, Size
Weight (slightly heavier)
|Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens|