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Sigma 15-30mm F3.5-4.5 EX DG ASPHERICAL
7.7 out of 10

Sigma 15-30mm F3.5-4.5 EX DG ASPHERICAL

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Overall 8
8.0

F-stop is strictly 'by wire"

David R. Courtney, Amazon
1 April 2014
  • Summary: I use a Sony NEX-5. The relative shortage of E-mount lenses means that the majority of my lens kit is made up of non-E-mount stuff. Therefore I am always concerned about adapter issues.
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Overall 8
8.0

Awsome product! Great value for your money!

jm039104, Ebay
27 September 2011
  • Summary: This lens is worth of its money as fish ball tends to show short distance image sharp and wide open for landscape in background. The cost vs image effect justifies this much cheaper lens. It worths for the purchase compare to costly Canon lens.
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Overall 8
8.0

sigma FF UWA

E. K. Arnold "amazon hunter", Amazon
2 May 2011
  • Summary: i got my copy used off of craiglist for $160. the lens had been well-used, like a divorcee with excess alimony. still, she was clean, with no scratches or dust, and she had a gleam in her eye -- or was that flare? anyway, this lens has already paid for itself a few times. its really wide on FX.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma 15-30mm f/3.5-4.5 EX Aspherical DG - Nikon

mhhyam, Ebay
27 December 2010
  • Summary: This review is based on sample of one in late 2010. I have been an avid photographer on film and digital, but not a pixel peeper; for the amount paid, this lens is more than I expected. Good: super-wide FX on Nikon D700. Great details on center and some corners. Color rendition is fine.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma 15-30mm f/3.5-4.5 EX Aspherical DG - Nikon

mhhyam, Ebay
27 December 2010
  • Summary: This review is based on sample of one in late 2010. I have been an avid photographer on film and digital, but not a pixel peeper; for the amount paid, this lens is more than I expected. Good: super-wide FX on Nikon D700. Great details on center and some corners. Color rendition is fine.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

dompap, Fredmiranda
8 December 2010
  • Conclusion: The images taken with this lens are very good and on par with Canon L zooms I own. Versatile focal range - terrific on a crop body. You need to watch for purple flare, but overall, a very good lens at any price level. Highly recommended.
  • Pros: Color, Sharpness, Build Quality
  • Cons: Loud Autofocus, Easily Flares
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

dbehrens, Fredmiranda
11 August 2010
  • Conclusion: The positive of this lens is that it is sharp. I would say almost as sharp as the 16-35 Mk II. However, its Achilles heel is that it is intolerant of direct light. Even the slightest direct light creates purple flares.
  • Pros: Wide. Sharper than my Canon 17-35L - especially in the corners.
  • Cons: Difficult to use with filters. Flares horribly - even in the slightest direct light.
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Overall 8
8.0

Versatile ultra-wide zoom

gimpelthecat, Ebay
12 April 2010
  • Summary: This is an excellent carry around ultra-wide angle zoom at a very affordable price since it is no longer manufactured by Sigma. Sigma has replaced this model with a 12-24mm zoom. The focal length range really covers the whole gamut when mounted on a full frame DSLR and it is extremely sharp with an...
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Overall 8
8.0

Soft (ish), but cheap wide angle

DSLR Shooter, Amazon
1 February 2010
  • Summary: This is a relatively slow, relatively soft (if you pixel peep wide open shots), relatively flare prone extreme wide angle lens. It works quite well for video on my 5DII.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great wide angle lens

briliantone13, Ebay
21 July 2009
  • Summary: This is one of the sharpest lenses I've used. Great contrast, excellent edge sharpness, both on APS-C and full frame. The one downfall of this lens is the focus drive. It's fairly loud, and slower than Canon USM or Nikon SW systems, but if you shoot wide angle, you're most likely not concerned with...
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