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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 6
6.0

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.
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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

thcm, Amazon
24 November 2014
Overall 6
6.0

Meh

epthedp, B&H Photo
30 September 2014
  • Excerpt: I love my Sigma 18-35 1.8, but I wanted something with more range, that was still wide. I figured I would try this 17-70. It's not an ART lens, but I knew that, and I knew it was 2.8-4.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

Ahmad AL-MOUSLY, Amazon
21 September 2014
  • Summary: Lens is Ok, not that sharp when taking macro or supermacro
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Overall 6
6.0

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: hartpetro@gmail.com
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Overall 6
6.0

Not what I hoped for

Al Swanson, Amazon
9 April 2014
  • 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.
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Overall 6
6.0

Very stiff zoom

KJ1234, Amazon
8 April 2014
  • Summary: I tested this lens for a good two weeks and I just couldn't get past the stiffness of the zoom function. Bummer because I did like the lens!
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Overall 6
6.0

A Solid 3 star rating.

Mindcontrol, Amazon
22 February 2014
  • 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.
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Overall 6
6.0

Okay...

Powderhound2, Amazon
16 January 2014
  • 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...
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Overall 6
6.0

Expectations were better

Dr T Lock, Amazon
29 December 2013
  • 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.
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