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Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO /HSM
7.9 out of 10

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

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Overall 6
6.0

Good walk around lens, but...

Dallas Fraley "dallas", Amazon
22 November 2012
  • Summary: Good walk around lens, but I have issues with focusing. Does great on 18mm with 2.8 with great picture clairity, but I have issues with focusing while trying to zoom in past 24mm.
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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.
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent but not good enough for the D7000

Matthew Tang, Amazon
14 September 2011
  • Summary: The lens is all right for the price. I had this on a D7000 and the quality is not even close to the Nikon 35mm 1.8 lenses. It is a decent and cheap walk around lens. The "OS" works relatively good, focus is pretty accurate. Not much hunting. Speed is ok, not super quick.
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Overall 6
6.0

Its alright for the price

J. Kimes "nyos", Amazon
30 May 2011
  • Summary: Ill make this short and sweet. I got this because I wanted a kit lens replacement. It does that relatively well. Being able to stop to 2.8 is nice. The colors are pretty accurate and the sharpness is ok in the center. My one major gripe with this lens is the barrel distortion. Wide open at 18 mill.
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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.
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Overall 6
6.0

A good lens, but after 1.5 year just died

Marcus Derencius, Amazon
24 February 2010
  • Summary: I bought this lens 1.5 years ago, and it was my main lens. Used it a lot, traveled a lot with it. but suddenly my camera (nikon d90) started to show the "F--" error and now this lens stopped to work. Sad I live in brazil and I forgot to register mine for the extended warranty.
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent, but not great

H. Nguyen, Amazon
12 April 2009
  • Summary: Been using this lens for about a week now. Overall performance is Ok. The photos come out fairly sharp. However, when I switch over to my canon 50mm 1.8, the sharpness is way better than this lens.
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Overall 6
6.0

..not great

Werner Nicdao, Amazon
17 September 2008
  • Summary: I really wanted to buy this lens. Unfortunately, my kit lens (Nikon 18-55 EDII) is a lot sharper than this!! I tried this previously at a local trade show. Although the build quality seems very good. It appears very soft at f/2.8 across its entire zoom range.
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Overall 6
6.0

Another Sigma front-focus problem

C-Money, Amazon
21 April 2008
  • Summary: I've owned Sigma before and this is yet another lens from them that has the front focus problem. I used this on the D200. I own the Sigma 24 1.8 and I had to send both the lens and camera body to Sigma to fix the focusing problem. I just don't want to bother with that any more so I returned it.
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Overall 6
6.0

value is great, quality is not

Vladislav Skvortsov, Amazon
28 August 2007
  • Summary: I've bot this lens and was soon disappointed. With all the great value (good zoom range, image quality and 2.8 aperture over the whole range for the price) the lens suffered from terrible front focus on my Digital Rebel XT. Interestingly enough, my friend's Canon EOS 30D didn't have the problem.
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