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Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
9.0 out of 10

Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM

The 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro HSM OS is the first lens in the Cont Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM

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Overall 2
2.0

OWNERS OF SONY A65 AND A77, PLEASE READ!

Pro Photographer "Ben", Amazon
13 March 2015
  • Summary: OWNERS OF SONY A65 AND A77, PLEASE READ! The AF on this lens will NOT work with the a65 or a77 unless a firmware update is performed by Sigma. Also, if buying this lens either used or outside the manufacturer's warranty, Sigma will charge a fee of $50-75 plus shipping to and from, which will take...
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst Lens Ever

sexualchocolate, Amazon
22 May 2013
  • Summary: Don't buy this lens. It's just a piece of crap, unless you're into some weird crappy photography. DONT DO IT
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointed in this lens

Jane Palmer, Amazon
30 January 2010
  • Summary: I bought this lens to take on vacations, and as a general walk around for my Canon T1i. I wanted to be able to take landscape shots, have a little reach on the tele end, and the macro was a bonus.
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Overall 2
2.0

AF problem was a shame when it took such sharp images

KmDArt, Amazon
3 March 2013
  • Summary: Bought this lens from amazon warehouse and was excited when it arrived. However putting it on my Nikon D200 this excitement soon changed to annoyance as I quickly realised something wasn't right.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not a good choice for Canon EOS 40D

Jules, Amazon
26 December 2012
  • Summary: I'm sure this is a great lens, but the auto-focus system does not get on well with a Canon EOS 40D - specifically the lens spends a lot of time "hunting" for focus. I upgraded from the original non-OS non-HSM version of the lens, but now I've gone back to that lens.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad autofocus, poor image quality

Mark K. Cowan, Amazon
19 November 2012
  • Summary: On a D5100: The autofocus is inaccurate (about 3 inches off each time) and fails in average indoor light. When manually focused at f/4, the results are sharp at the short end. I had the Sigma 150-500mm, and decided to order this (17-70mm) and the 70-300mm as Christmas presents.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very disappointed with Sigma 17-70

Mr. A. J. Brown, Amazon
11 February 2011
  • Summary: I have already sent a review which you have seen fit not to publish, so I'll try again, more briefly. The Sigma 17-70 is simply not worth even half the price and is out performed in all respects by my cheap Canon 18-55 kit lens. Antony Brown.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very sharp and well build-problems with qc

Angeletos, Amazon
12 November 2010
  • Summary: I bought the lens in order to replace the canon 17-85 IS. I use for a very short period, because I experienced a front-focus problem. I sent to an authorized service and the calibrated on my canon 40D.
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Overall 2
2.0

Achtung! Extreme Lichtflecken bei Nachtaufnahmen!

Petra Preußer, Amazon
23 November 2014
  • Summary: Bei diesem Objektiv bilden sich bei Gegenlicht am Tag, aber besonders bei Dunkelheit auch bei großem Abstand zu Lichtquellen riesige grüne Flecken! Da ich gerne nachts fotografiere, ist dieses Objektiv leider für mich ungeeignet und für meine Zwecke überhaupt nicht zu gebrauchen.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Варламов Александр, Yandex
14 November 2014
  • Excerpt: Это мой первый отдельно купленый объектив, хотя видео профессионально занимаюсь 20 лет (Sony HVR z7) Потратив неделю, заказав в двух магазинах и попробовав 4 объектива сделав тесты и проконсультировавшись с опытными спецами обнаружил (к своему огорчению) что сей девайс откровенно хуже по резкости...
  • Pros: меркнут перед недостатками
  • Cons: мыльный
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