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Sigma 17-70mm f2.8-4.5 DC Macro HSM

Sigma’s 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC Macro HSM is the practical zoom! A l Read more

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Overall 10
10

I have had like 21 lens total, this is my favorite.

marcoanch, Ebay
8 March 2012
  • Summary: Best lens ever! Good Price; Beautiful colors; Sharp, sharp and sharp; (Macro lens) Quality built Fast auto focus Excellent for portrait, wide angle landscape, low light I just like it a lot.
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Overall 10
10

Super Sigma Lens

eluxurys2010, Ebay
11 March 2011
  • Summary: This is very sharp with great colors and contrast lens. Super bokeh. Little bit noisy and not fast but image quality simply superb starting from F2.8.
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Overall 10
10

My favorite indoor lens.

rengeti, Ebay
15 February 2011
  • Summary: I like using this lens for all the times my family is sitting at the kitchen table or playing in the living room. It enables me to go without flash most of the time in those situations. However, it is also a very fine lens for those times when I want to be a "serious hobbyist." It does macro as well as a dedicated 1:1 macro lens that I recently owned. I also own a sigma 50-150 and it is also very nice. Together the 2 cover the field for me.
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Overall 10
10

Sigma 17-20mm

xaniswong, Ebay
19 October 2010
  • Summary: Lens is fast and images are rendered sharp. Bokeh at f4 is just awesome. HSM motor really delivers and its quiet, really quiet. Love the weight on the lens and it sits proudly on my kx unit. Would recommend this lens to anyone who is looking for a good short tele range.
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Overall 10
10

A Top Macro Macro Lens!

edubrown, Ebay
9 June 2010
  • Summary: The Sigma 70mm f2.8 DG EX macro is among the best 4 best macro lenses in the world: Canon 100mm f2.8L IS, Nikon 105mm f2.8 VR Micro and probably the sharpest one Sigma 150 f2.8 DG EX macro. Sigma 70mm f2.8 EX DG (special color corrected multi-coating and designed for any format APS or full-frame sensors) is absolutely sharp with great "bokeh" for macro shots and also portraits (sometimes too sharp for portraits).
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Overall 10
10

Complements my K100D well

Amazon Customer "The Mojo", Amazon
10 January 2009
  • Summary: I replaced the kit lens on my Pentax K100D with this. I really like this lens as a general purpose indoor lens. I use it mainly for family photos and have been pleased with the results.
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Overall 10
10

My new default lens -- good walkaround lens

M. Estigoy, Amazon
10 January 2009
  • Summary: This is currently my favorite lens. Echoing the other reviewers, the range is perfect for a walkaround lens and a perfect sub for the kit lens. Solid construction; it's got some weight to it. Smooth focusing, and sharp images. Macro to boot (see photos I've posted). If you don't have a lens in the 17-70 range or are thinking of upgrading from the kit lens, you should consider investing in this. You'll get your money's worth.
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Overall 10
10

Great all purpose lens

Ralph R. Williams, Amazon
10 January 2009
  • Summary: Best bang for the buck walkaround lens for my K-r. Had the Tamron 17-50 F2.8, but lacked the reach. The Sigma, while lacking 2.8 across its FL (but, mind you, you're not paying the exorbinant $$ that would bring), does have 2.8 at the wide end, has the 70mm reach that gives that extra that kit lens lack. Optically, my copy is sharp, no focusing issues. Colors are rendered vibrantly, sharp in the corners, solidly built....I'm pleased...
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Overall 10
10

Sigma 17~70 DC Zoom for Pentax

Walter E. Hamler, Amazon
10 January 2009
  • Summary: I purchased this lens to replace the standard kit lens that came with the Pentax K10D. It has proven to be of exceptional quality both optically and mechanically. I have shot it under many varied situations and it continues to give me the exact results I hoped for. I plan to purchase the Sigma 70~300 APO MAcro zoom soon to supplement the 17~70 and expect the combo to fit 99% of my lens needs.
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Overall 10
10

Good quality Versatile Lens

Eric Seavey, Amazon
10 January 2009
  • Summary: I purchased this lens for my Pentax K10D, and it works quite well. The zoom range is just right for most applications and the semi macro performance is handy. Performance wise it is very sharp, low CA, low vignetting and low distortions. At 17mm the performance sags a little with some distortion and when wide open some vignetting. In most cases I haven't had a problem.
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