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Sigma-12-24mm-f4-5-5-6-ii-dg-hsm.33213236
8.8 out of 10

Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 II DG HSM

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 II DG HSM

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Overall 8
8.0

Nice lens for my A7

RMZnyc, B&H Photo
21 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens for my sony A7 using LAEA-4 since no sony product with this focal length. The focus is fast and picture is sharp once you're > f8. You can't hear the motor when the lens is doing the auto focus. I Love the fast focus of this lens. This lens is perfect if you are looking for a UWAL with FF format. The lens is almost a weight of the Sony 70-200 f4. Quality wise the lens is made of metal with rubber rings. This lens is not a weather sealed.
  • Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Surprizingly sharp

Derek, B&H Photo
20 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I was a bit dubious as to whether this lens would satisfy me as far as image quality was concerned but it certainly does. Quite sharp edge to edge and no more distortion than is acceptable with lenses this wide. A little chromatic aberration was fixed with a single click in Lightroom 5. The aperture is a tad small but I can live with that for this quality at this price. Excellent value.My lens was the Canon fitting, for FF (5DIII).
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Sharp
  • Cons: Heavy, Poor in Low Light
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Overall 8
8.0

Good lens for the price

Len, B&H Photo
21 October 2013
  • Excerpt: I use this lens with my Nikon D800. I haven't used it very much yet, but it seems to work well with the camera. It yields high quality images. It may be a bit soft in the corners.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Great lens, but

Theusual154, B&H Photo
26 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Great lens, but there is some vignetting at about 12mm. Also there are no threads to add filters. The images are fantastic, though.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Hood Design needs Rework

Edward, B&H Photo
25 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Landscape and archictectural images. Great at f8 and above. The lens hood is designed to close tolerances (diameter wise) and is difficult to replace; I had already scratched the built-in hood. It must be exactly aligned. The worst is that even with such a tight fit, it will fall off the lens when walking with it in place. This hood is similar to the one in the 15 mm Sigma f 2.8 that has similar problem. Contacted Sigma that forwarded my feedback to Japan.
  • Pros: Durable
  • Cons: Poor lens hood
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Overall 8
8.0

Extra wide lens

Edward, B&H Photo
2 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Landscape photography with a tripod in manual mode. The angle of view range is great. It is too big and does not support filter usel Images are fine at f 8-11.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy, Poor in Low Light
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent lens but fragile

rockyroad, B&H Photo
31 May 2013
  • Excerpt: This lens covers a very useful wide-angle range. Smooth in operation and excellent picture quality. But lots of care required in use, the front lens element can scratch easily because the flare guard around the lens is not very deep (because of the wide-angle required) and the front lens element is very exposed to outside.
  • Pros: Excellent picture quality, Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Cons: Not very sturdy, Weak Casing
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Lens

Jenniferobot, B&H Photo
20 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Pros: Extreme wide angle Fast Consistent Cons: Heavy Extreme vignetting at 12mm
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Difficult to Clean, Heavy, Lens Creep
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Lens!

Photo4, B&H Photo
7 August 2012
  • Excerpt: I replaced my 10-20mm Sigma with this one and am once again amazed by the Sigma quality. Great for architectural photography. The only thing I would change is the ability to add filters.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: Can't use filters with it
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Overall 8
8.0

Its super wide

Watchingthejourney, B&H Photo
16 July 2012
  • Excerpt: I bought this to compilment my 17-35 2.8, So I didnt need another fast wide, and this lens is quite a bit wider than the nikon 14-28 2.8, and under half the price. I have taken some excellent shots with this lens already. It will be part of my kit now, it does have noticeable CA but that can be fixed with software,it gives a unique type of distortion, but if used right can be fantastic. Very happy with my purchase, very good for the money.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Super super wide
  • Cons: Noticable CA
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