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Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM
7.7 out of 10

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM

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Overall 4
4.0

When I received my lens, I noticed it was ...

Melissa, Amazon
26 November 2014
  • Summary: When I received my lens, I noticed it was not the correct lens that I ordered! I received the 18-55 and did not even realize it!
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Overall 4
4.0

Very average image quality, problems with AF

V. Komarov, Amazon
8 September 2009
  • Summary: The image quality of the pictures is average (tested with Canon D450), but the bad part was Autofocus performance. It failed 50% of the time and worked mostly on the pictures were objects were at the same distance from the camera.
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Overall 4
4.0

Looks the part it's far from it !!!

Paul Stephen King, Amazon
17 December 2012
  • Summary: Unpack it and the build quality is great. Mount it on your camera and the focus is fast. But it's no macro lens that's for sure. Okay the images are crisp, sharp and bright when you have good available light but anything above f8 and the chromatic aberration is dreadful.
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Overall 4
4.0

OK for a casual, poor for an amateur/semi-pro photographer

Thomas Black, Amazon
21 March 2012
  • Summary: I bought this lens for my 500D to replace my kit lens and to give me the option of taking some wide-angle shots at F2.8, which would have been good for my live-music photography. What I got was a lens which, whilst well made and sturdy, was well below-par in terms of picture quality and sharpness.
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor image quality

Alan, Amazon
29 September 2010
  • Summary: Its built solid, focus is ultra fast, the VR really works great. But if your serious about your photography give this a miss as the image quality is no where near good enough, if you just want a lens to mess about with you may be happy with it.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

k-vi-k, Yandex
30 May 2015
  • Excerpt: Возможно мне попался неудачный экземпляр, но впечатление произвел плохое...По сравнению с китовым ну никаких существенных преимуществ нет. Наоборот никкор 18-55 показался порезче. Он и дешевле сигмы. И совместимость с мануальными вспышками у сигмы убогая...
  • Pros: металлический байонет, не выдвигается "хобот".
  • Cons: мылит, дырка "2.8" ну никак себя не оправдала....при использовании мануальной вспышки камера не позволяет регулировать "угол" рассеяния, а с родным "китовым" объективом всё "ОК".
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Павлов Дмитрий, Yandex
14 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Брал как штатник. Тестил несколько экземпляров, вроде нашел с нормальным фокусом. Через пару лет накрылся по собственным причинам. В сервисе развели руками: "запчастей на сигму нет". Ну да и овчинка выделки не стоит.
  • Pros: цена, приятно лежит в руке
  • Cons: экземпляр надо выбирать, низкая надежность
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Павлов Дмитрий, Yandex
14 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Брал как штатник. Тестил несколько экземпляров, вроде нашел с нормальным фокусом. Через пару лет накрылся по собственным причинам. В сервисе развели руками: "запчастей на сигму нет". Ну да и овчинка выделки не стоит. Картинка не плохая.
  • Pros: цена, приятно лежит в руке
  • Cons: экземпляр надо выбирать, низкая надежность
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Kiselev Nikolay, Yandex
23 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Не годится даже на замену китовому.
  • Pros: Красиво выглядит :)
  • Cons: Мылит, желтит, не фокусируется.
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Overall 4
4.0
Design 8
8.0

evitate

AlessioSBT, Ciao
12 April 2013
  • Summary: gli zoom standard sono bui e costano molto poco gli zoom professionali hanno grandi aperture (in genere 2.8 su tutta la lunghezza focale) ma costano uno stipendio (se non di più) ogni tanto escono valide alternative da terze parti,ma non è questo il caso la resa ottica degli obiettivi di aziende...
  • Pros: nessuno
  • Cons: poco luminoso
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