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

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Overall 4
4.0

Fabulous lens if not for the front-focus and random overexposure problems...

Jade Grimmius, Amazon
4 July 2008
  • Summary: I purchased this lens in spite of the possibility of receiving one of the "faulty" lenses I'd read about in other reviews. Unfortunately I seem to have bad luck. I kept the lens for nearly a month, hoping it was my camera (I have a Nikon D40) but I tried it on a Nikon D200 and got the same disappointing results. If one were to merely glance at the photos, they would probably not notice anything wrong.
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Overall 4
4.0

Died 3 years

Sid L. Brail, Amazon
15 April 2008
  • Summary: This lens does everything the manufacturer claims. It is sharp, auto focuses well and is easy to use. Unfortunately the lens stopped working after three years.
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Overall 4
4.0

soft and blurry at 2.8

Gordon, Amazon
26 January 2008
  • Summary: I've received one copy of this through amazon, not through a vendor and when compared to my tamron 17-50 2.8, this one is blurry and soft at 2.8. Before I purchased this lens, I emailed sigma and they claim this lens in some European magazines report this lens is sharper then the tamron 17-50 2.8, however, after getting a soft copy, I emailed sigma with sample shots with comparison to Tamron, and Sigma never replied.
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Overall 4
4.0

Be wary of quality control

J. Mackey, Amazon
1 December 2007
  • Summary: I went through two copies of this lens. The first copy had a front-focus problem approaching 20mm. I sent sample shots to Sigma, and they directed me to simply return the lens to Amazon rather than have it serviced. So, I exchanged it (big points to Amazon for making that so easy!), and the second copy front-focussed by approximately 8mm. That's not nearly as bad, of course, but for close-up photography, it meant few keepers.
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Overall 4
4.0

sigma 18-50

lichtmaler, Amazon
11 November 2010
  • Summary: um es kurz zu machen: ich habe an der SIGMA-lotterie teilgenommen und eine niete gezogen. mit dem erhaltenen exemplar waren bei 50mm waren keine scharfen bilder möglich. alles sah aus wie mit weichzeichner bearbeitet. getestet wurde wie folgt: - kamera D80 auf stativ (manfrotto 055x mit manfrotto midi kugelkopf, ist schon stabil) - fernauslöser - zeitung in ca.
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Overall 4
4.0

Fokusierungsfehler bei Sony Alpha SLT 55

Leonidass, Amazon
24 October 2010
  • Summary: An sich ist dieses Objektiv sehr gut verarbeitet, macht einen schönen Eindruck, und die Makrofunktion ist wirklich sehr gut! Wenn das Sigma Objektiv richtig fokusiert macht es auch gute Bilder. Allerdings hatte das Objektiv auf der Sony Alpha SLT 55 teilweise große Fokusierungsprobleme, vor allem bei Landschaftsaufnahmen und schlechten Lichtverhältnissen. Daher habe ich mich für das wirklich gute Tamron 17-50mm 2,8 XR Di II LD ASL entschieden. Perfekte Alternative!
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

malicov-dima, Yandex
2 November 2009
  • Excerpt: Я не доволен. Больше брать аналогов не буду.
  • Pros: Хорошее качество сборки, светосила, не высокая цена
  • Cons: резкость далеко не на высоте..даже при съемке со штатива.. постоянно желтит, снимаю Никон Д80, возможно в других камерах, ведет себя иначе, но врядли.
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