Reviews and Problems with Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
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Not Good Wide Open
SDL/Jaguar Images, B&H Photo
4 weeks ago
Excerpt: I shoot a lot of sports and school events. Doing group shots and trying to keep mom and her phone camera out of the frame was always an issue, so when my old 28-70/2.8 was stolen I replaced it with this lens.
The lens seems fine but for some reason my Nikon D5300 "hunts" with ...
Robert Hart, Amazon
20 September 2014
Summary: The lens seems fine but for some reason my Nikon D5300 "hunts" with it attached. None of my nikon lenses that do that. It doesn 't hunt when attached to my Nkon D90. Can you help me with this problem? Also, the zooming ring is fairly stiff R. Hart: email@example.com
Summary: I've owned more than 50 dslr lenses over the past ten years and I've been disappointed only twice. I've never had the "bad copy" that you hear so much about. The first digital slr I ever owned was a Canon Rebel and I knew nothing when I bought it.
Summary: Overall this is a great walk around. I would recommend it. If you're searching for more of a wide and and more of a zoom then I'd highly recommend the Canon 15-85. That lens is 'L' quality. This lens won't give you that kind of quality but it is cheaper and it's great for the casual user.
Summary: Not a bad lens, not weather sealed like many Pentax k-mount lenses. Images aren't bad, and the range is pretty good, the biggest issue, is that it doesn't have internal focusing. As the lens isn't huge, it rested naturally in my palm but my pinky and ring fingers touched the manual focus ring, which...
Summary: I expected this new lens to be business and tak sharp . Sadly after paying a hefty price I am left unimpressed. It looks good and well balanced feel on my K5. For a fast lens at f2.8 I did not find it any noticeably faster and had similar shutter speeds with much cheaper basic f3.5 lenses.