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Sigma-18-35mm-f-1-8-dc-hsm.34241074
9.5 out of 10

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

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Overall 8
8.0

Great product

Lena, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Sturdy and well built (though heavy as a result) and I appreciate that it comes with a hood.
  • Pros: Durable, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Good, Just short of amazing

Paul, B&H Photo
9 September 2014
  • Excerpt: This is a good lens. It's very sharp at f1.8, distortion is simple and low and easily corrected with one click, color rendition is excellent, focus is silent and acceptably fast. The lens feels great in the hand, the zoom ring has a nice dampening, and the lens is just 'small' enough that it doesn't feel like a behemoth when walking around. If you want an 18-35mm DX range at f1.8, it's absolutely worth it. Does it replace three primes? For many, yes.
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh, Sharp
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazing Quality and a reasonable price!

T Shasta, B&H Photo
28 July 2014
  • Excerpt: Great companion for my Canon 70D. Takes sharp images even in low light thanks to the f/1.8. Nice depth of field and the best part is the stunning video quality. Again because of the constant f1.8. Love the lens!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Works great on C100

Sherwin L, B&H Photo
24 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I waited about a year before purchasing this lens. I heard there were focusing issues and such so I wanted to wait until they straighten out the kinks. I wanted this lens for my C100 to get that wider angle and fast aperture. Here are my findings after I finished a narrative shoot with it last week. 1. It's sharp wide open at f/1.8. Great! 2. While some people say it's pretty hefty, I say it's lighter than my Canon 24-70mm f/2.8(version 1). 3.
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome f/1.8 lens

mbkid88, B&H Photo
16 July 2014
  • Excerpt: Fast, clear, and sharp. great for low light.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

F1.8 on a variable zoom lens? Whoa!

Anderson Photograpgy, B&H Photo
15 July 2014
  • Excerpt: Although much heavier than I would have guessed quite a nice unit. Very fast auto focus with an almost silent motor. Glad to see it is all as advertised. Highly recommended to any DX sensor SLR owner.
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Overall 8
8.0

Detailed opinion, after a week

Satya, B&H Photo
23 June 2014
  • Excerpt: First, the obvious: F/1.8 allows better shutter speeds. 18mm is useful for most indoor and wide angle shots. I was impressed right away with the first few shots. Then, the not so obvious: This zoom lens performs on par with prime lenses! If you tend to enlarge pictures 100% and look for minute details, this lens is slightly better than the Nikon 50mm f/1.8G lens and a lot better than the DX 35mm f/1.8.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy, No Image Stabilization, Tough Balance On Tripod, Tough To Attach
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazing Art Lens

VideoEditorNJ, B&H Photo
3 June 2014
  • Excerpt: This is the first fairly expensive non-Canon lens I've purchased (aside from an 8mm manual focus), and I do not regret it at all so far. It's on par with L-series lenses and is an amazing lens for APS-C cameras. Search through image gallerys and video reviews for proof, but this lens is a killer - it really is like having a set a primes all in one lens. Easily replaced my 35mm and haven't touched my 28mm since this lens. Onto the negatives... It's heavy.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy, Poor Lens Caps
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Overall 8
8.0

Love and hate

BumKi, B&H Photo
21 May 2014
  • Excerpt: What can I say? I love the built quality, the image it produces, best zoom lens in low light situation, great for wedding, awesome for video. I love this lens. However, I hate the inconsistency of its focusing with my 7D. I am not sure, but I wonder it's because of the contrasty nature of this lens, the camera thinks its in focus when it's not. That's just my theory.
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh, Sharp, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Inconsistent focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazing lens just too heavy..

Pecossky, B&H Photo
15 May 2014
  • Excerpt: I like this lens. I bought this lens to because I tend to shoot lots of indoor with almost no light and at night time too and I like it. I used to use my 50mm 1.8 canon, but that one broke on me, so I decided to get this lens. Therefore, I can get great wide angle shots as well as a lot of close up since is f1.8 for those great bokeh. The built quality for this lens is amazing. Great aluminum along with great focus and zoom ring.
  • Pros: Carrying Case, Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Great picture quality, Heavy, Lens Hood, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Focus Ring Way On Front, Heavy, Too heavy
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