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7.9 out of 10

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO /HSM

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO HSM The Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 EX Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO /HSM

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Overall 2
2.0

worse than kit lens

Claire, Amazon
22 January 2014
  • Summary: This lens did not meet my expectations of being better than my kit lens, Nikon 18-55mm. It was very slow to focus and many pictures came out blurry. I expected it to do better in lower light situations like indoors. Also the color in the pictures was off. It was shipped quickly and the seller has been great so far. We are in communications on making an exchange.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor Quality

alaiyi bobmanuel, Amazon
5 March 2013
  • Summary: BEWARE THIS LENS ITS JUNK. FIRST OF ALL ITS SUPPOSED TO BE AN F/2.8 LENS WHICH MEANS IT SHOULD BE FAST AND GOOD FOR PORTRAITS. WELL ITS FOCUSING IS LOUSY AND ITS NOT FAST. ADORAMA SAYS ITS NEW BUT THEY SHIPPED IT TO ME IN SOME REGULAR BOX WITH MANUALS WHICH AM NOT EVEN SURE BELONGS TO THE CAMERA. EVEN AMAZON WOULD NOT TAKE IT AS A TRADE IN FOR NEW STATUS, SO GO FIGURE. THIS IS CAMERA I BOUGHT JUST THIS PAST JANUARY. I TRIED TO RETURN AFTER 30 DAYS THEY REFUSED.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad product

Tim Tyson, Amazon
28 December 2012
  • Summary: The internal components actually rattled like a baby toy. Very bad QC. I returned it immediately. Let the buyer beware.
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Overall 2
2.0

Front Focus

M. Aponte, Amazon
7 April 2010
  • Summary: I've tried three copies of this lens. Two from Amazon. Both have significant front focus problems between 30-50mm focal length. It makes the close up "macro" functionality useless. Portraits at f/2.8 are useless because nothing looks like it's in focus. This is a huge disappointment because this is the only lens that I know of in this price range with a 2.8 constant aperture and HSM. I've sent both copies back. I also went to the local camera store in SF here, Calumet.
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Overall 2
2.0

The Faulty lens Sigma 18-50 F2.8 EX DC HSM Macro Lens

Jong Hyun Yoon "Eveready", Amazon
5 October 2009
  • Summary: I bought this lens last week and I received today. Generally, Sigma lens has good optical function and good price. But If you get good condition brand new sigma lens, that will be great. Bye the way, it is very hard that you can get that condition brand new lens. Lots of Brand New Sigma lens have Front/back focussing problem. And my Five friends have sigma lens and they had same problem with their lens, If you have not that problem, you are lucky.
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Overall 2
2.0

HORRIBLE QC!!!

A. Millender "Photo Enthusiast", Amazon
19 March 2009
  • Summary: Well, I was excited about the review comparrisons between this, the Canon EF-S 17-85mm, and the Tameron equivalent. It was supposed to be very high sharpness, and nice bokeh compared to canon and just better all around than Tameron. I have heard (and read on here) that quality control is hit or miss and that you sometimes have to go through two or three before getting a good one. Well, to me that screams P.O.S.
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Overall 2
2.0

Issue with connectivity

Lizard "The Tester", Amazon
21 April 2008
  • Summary: I liked the photos I took with this lens. THe macro is just fantastic. After a week I started having problems when the camera would not fire and the display would show F-- . The lens metal connectors were not sitting right on the camera connectors. It had to be twisted a little to connect with the camera body connectors otherwise it would not fire. I returned it to Amazon.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad copy

T. Zhong, Amazon
25 March 2008
  • Summary: I got my copy a couple weeks back. Whenever I used the autofocus feature, the photos look quite blurry comparing to my 50mm/1.8 prime lens. Amazon has been very good in its customer service and sent me another copy right away, without charging me. I will test it out and bump up the rating if it does better.
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Overall 2
2.0

Sigma verweigert beworbene Garantieerweiterung

BücherUser "BücherUser", Amazon
4 May 2011
  • Summary: Beim Kauf neuer Sigma-Objektive wird auf der Verpackung eine Garantieerweiterung auf 3 Jahre auffällig und großbeworben. Wenn Sie diese Erweiterung nutzen wollen, müssen Sie VOR dem Kauf prüfen, ob das Objektiv zum aktuellen Programm von Sigma Deutschland gehört. Sigma verweigert anderenfalls diese auf der Verpackung beworbene Garantierweiterung. Ich habe das "Sigma 18-50 f2,8 EX DC Macro" neu in einem renommierten Fachgeschäft gekauft.
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Overall 2
2.0

unbrauchbar

Degle Georg "degge", Amazon
11 June 2010
  • Summary: leider nur für amazon 5 sterne für die flotte lieferung und zurücknahme, objekiv an Sony@350 unbrauchbar. - schärfe wäre 5 sterne, wenn der af punktgenau scharf stellen würde mit allen brennweiten vom nahbereich bis ca. 2,5m, - die schärfe liegt immer ca. 2-3 cm hinterhalb, - am gehäuse kanns nicht liegen, da alle meine apo objektive von sigma punktgenau scharf stellen.
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