Reviews and Problems with Sigma 17-35mm F2.8-4 EX DG ASPHERICAL /HSM
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REVIEW: Sigma 17-35mm f/2.8-4 EX DG
18 August 2007
Conclusion: Sigma have taken their upgrade program to digitally enhanced lenses seriously and used the opportunity well. This lens is a shining example in which they have addressed the criticisms of the older model and put them all right without putting the price through the ceiling.
Pros: Quick, quiet autofocus., Good build quality, Useable filter size, Value for money, Best at wide end
Cons: Performance with wide open aperture could be better
Excerpt: This lens is one that I was looking forward to testing as I have owned its predecessor for some 18 month now The exercise proves beyond doubt that Sigma are taking their programme of change to digitally enhanced models seriously and not just changing the coating and packaging!
Pros: In summary the main positive points of the Sigma 17-35mm f/2.8-4 EX DG are:, Quick, quiet autofocus., Good build quality, Useable, size, Value for money, Best at wide end
Cons: Negative points are:, Performance with wide open aperture could be better