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Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM

Sigma’s 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM is a high-performance 13.8x Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM

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Overall 4
4.0

Noisy Motor Useless for Video Recording

EscapeArtist74, B&H Photo
14 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens in hopes of making it an all-in-one lens for most uses when traveling. However, since my Canon T5i has video recording capabilities, my expectation was also to be able to use this lens for video. The autofocus motor on this lens is so noisy that it shows up on the video quite loudly and makes it absolutely useless if you plan on using autofocus for video.
  • Pros: Strong Construction
  • Cons: Lens Creep, Noisy motor
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Overall 4
4.0

NOT FOR INDOOR EVENTS!

The Artist, B&H Photo
5 January 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens does not focus properly in low light. Lost all my confidence in the lens while shooting a birthday in a medium lit restaurant. I had to switch back to my kit lens canon 18-55 mm to make sure I got the shots I needed as the sigma was all over the place focus wise.It performs much better outdoors. I find the pictures to be soft, THE FOCUS INCONSISTENT, not sharp at all, heavy distortion at 18 mm. I'm returning it.
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Lens Creep, Poor in Low Light
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Overall 4
4.0

Not really happy with it

Hopsing, B&H Photo
12 November 2013
  • Excerpt: This is my first zoom lens. look nice, good build. but slow focus and make noise. Soft pictures more noticable @200mm. Return it for Sigma 30mm 1.4 Art.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Poor in Low Light, Slow Focus
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Overall 4
4.0

Sigma lens 18-250

phillip, Crutchfield
11 November 2013
  • Summary: Lens creep is a big issue with this lens. Please fix it Sigma!
  • Pros: nothing to brag about .. maybe the low price
  • Cons: lens creep ... big time. Didn't expect this for a made in Japan product. The auto focus without manual overwrite is annoying.
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Overall 4
4.0

Sigma lens 18-250

phillip, Crutchfield
11 November 2013
  • Summary: Lens creep is a big issue with this lens. Please fix it Sigma!
  • Pros: nothing to brag about .. maybe the low price
  • Cons: lens creep ... big time. Didn't expect this for a made in Japan product. The auto focus without manual overwrite is annoying.
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  • See Product at Crutchfield ($349.99)
Overall 4
4.0

Sigma lens 18-250

phillip, Crutchfield
11 November 2013
  • Summary: Lens creep is a big issue with this lens. Please fix it Sigma!
  • Pros: nothing to brag about .. maybe the low price
  • Cons: lens creep ... big time. Didn't expect this for a made in Japan product. The auto focus without manual overwrite is annoying.
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  • See Product at Crutchfield ($349.99)
Overall 4
4.0

Sigma lens 18-250

phillip, Crutchfield
11 November 2013
  • Summary: Lens creep is a big issue with this lens. Please fix it Sigma!
  • Pros: nothing to brag about .. maybe the low price
  • Cons: lens creep ... big time. Didn't expect this for a made in Japan product. The auto focus without manual overwrite is annoying.
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  • See Product at Crutchfield ($349.99)
Overall 4
4.0

Sigma lens 18-250

phillip, Crutchfield
11 November 2013
  • Summary: Lens creep is a big issue with this lens. Please fix it Sigma!
  • Pros: nothing to brag about .. maybe the low price
  • Cons: lens creep ... big time. Didn't expect this for a made in Japan product. The auto focus without manual overwrite is annoying.
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  • See Product at Crutchfield ($349.99)
Overall 4
4.0

Not so great

Damianek, Adorama
1 October 2013
  • Excerpt: When I recived this lens. I was exited about it. All the reviews were great. After taking some test shots I noticed that my images where very soft at most of the range when I shot at wide open. Next day I start shooting at f8 to compare<br /> Most my photos were sharp. I just could not pass the idea of having soft photos at wide open. Had to return it. I uses Nikon D5100.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Poor in Low Light
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Overall 4
4.0

Not as good as earlier model

scott "scott", Amazon
11 July 2013
  • Summary: I have the earlier model which is both larger and heavier which looks ridiculously appended to my Nikon body. I bought this with the hope that picture quality would be at least the same, but offer smaller and lighter carrying. I was wrong and I returned the updated model within a few days. I took a series of shots, identical in settings and zoom between the two and compared visually on the PC.
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