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Sigma-18-50mm-f2-8-4-5-dc-os-hsm.12282837
8.2 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 6
6.0

Somethings you should know

jimrevpro, Adorama
5 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Overall construction of lens with internal moving parts is very good. But there are two things that you should know, If using the on board flash, when the lens is open up to it's widest setting w/ hood, there is a very large shadow blocked area, second and something the surprised me, is that after you take your picture, the picture revue stays on. Requires that you press the revue button to turn off screen. no big problem , but it is a surprise.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Shadow W On Board Flash
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Overall 6
6.0

Some issues

Monte Goode, Amazon
26 February 2013
  • Summary: A good lens, however. Have had several occasions when the lens stops communicating with my 50d body. I have to turn off the camera, remove the lens and reattach.
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Overall 6
6.0

Adequate but a little disappointed too

Herball "herball", Amazon
24 August 2012
  • Summary: Am just an amateur and picked up a T4i with the 40mm pancake lens a few months ago. Thought this would be a better all purpose lens than a stock Canon 18-55mm. Read many reviews and took a chance on this one. Sample photo quality so far is more than adequate for my purpose with good true colors. Focus is sometimes a little slower than expected though but not bad.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad as a replacement kit lens, but don't expect too much

Steven Seagraves Jr. "Seagraves", Amazon
20 August 2012
  • Summary: After reading some of the other reviews, I've concluded that I got one of the 'soft' lenses...meaning that the majority of the time, images don't turn out as clear as they do/did with the Canon kit lens. But, honestly, what do you expect for $200 glass? I'd say it's worth it for the price if that's your budget and you need a kit lens replacement.
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Overall 6
6.0

mario armas.

armasm9, Adorama
20 February 2012
  • Excerpt: In April 2011 buy this lens. And I never liked a detail that is, not whether it is normal when I'm running focus on internal Zoon has this lens when focus moves from 35 to 18 there is an internal balance or a stranger that no internal movement if this will be normal or not
  • Pros: Durable
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Overall 6
6.0

Read the specs twice...

Kurt, Adorama
2 January 2012
  • Excerpt: I *thought* this was a great price for a lens with a constant 2.8... I was wrong. Besides that, this is not a horrible lens. Seriously, AF is quick and fairly quiet. I bought it for indoor \ low-light conditions and am very pleased with the lens.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

Not that better than the kit lens

J. C. Kim, Amazon
4 November 2010
  • Summary: After reading several review site and reading a good comments i decided to give a chance to this lens from Sigma but my results are not that great as i was expecting... The Image Quality it is not better than kit lens (Canon EFS 18-55 IS) in all focal length. In the positive side, this lens is very well constructed compared to the cheap feeling plastics of kit lens. Autofocus is quick but not that great like USM from Canon.
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Overall 6
6.0

Marmite

Ryan A. Sutton "KING rye", Amazon
15 March 2014
  • Summary: I bought this along time ago to replace a broken kit lens for my D5100 , It is a nice lens to have , Image quality is nice and build quality matches . But after using this lens for a while i would say that the nikon 18-55 lens is a lot sharper and renders colours better , It can also focus closer . I bought this lens thinking it would be able to be used at f2.8 at all focal lengths but it can only be used at 18mm , F2.8 at 18mm for me is not useful .
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Overall 6
6.0

Not so sharp, but brighter

gman, Amazon
7 July 2011
Overall 6
6.0

Если нет кита, то возможен штатником. Но это не супер прорыв в качестве фото

Sharafkat, Onliner
20 January 2014
  • Summary: Купил на 600D взамен сломанного по своей вине кита 17-55 IS II. Пользуюсь 4 мес. Смотрится он конечно солидно, ощущение профиобъектива, но в два раза больший вес приходится держать в руках и плюсом после КИТа назвать это сложно. Отсутствие выдвигающегося хобота конечно уменьшает нагрузку на механику, т.к. всё движется и работает внутри, работает быстрее. Может пыль это не сосёт, но мой кит за 1.5 года ничего не съел тоже.
  • Pros: солидность, качество механики, отсутствие выдвижных частей, удобно хранить и транспортировать линзой вниз, бленда, светлее кита, более шустрый и тихий мотор
  • Cons: проблемы с заводской юстировкой, мажет на многоточечном режиме, вынуждает использовать ручные настройки, тяжёлый. даже с простым фиксом нечего сравнивать.
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