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Sigma-18-50mm-f2-8-ex-dc-macro-hsm.75356
8.2 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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Overall 8
8.0

Solid lens, i would buy it again.

dprhode, Ebay
14 March 2014
  • Summary: Great lens! I am very happy about the image quality and speed of focus. The only thing I dont like is that this is a 3:1 macro lens and not a true 1:1 macro. I am not disappointed in the lens but the purchase of this lens helped me to understand all macro lenses are not the same.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent ROI

fmcf, Amazon
10 November 2013
  • Summary: I like these lenses a lot and it has been my only one for the past 2 years. Excellent images and love the fact that the mechanism is all internal, rather than external like the Nikkor lenses. Only drawbacks are that sometimes I feel that the auto-focus doesn't work at it's best capacity in some conditions that I'm still trying to understand and that it doesn't come with the apperture/depth-of-field ruler. Other than that, excellent return of investment.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good all around lens

Michael C, Amazon
10 June 2013
  • Summary: When i first purchased this lens, i was kind of shocked it sold for under $200. for a fast 2.8 at 18mm aperture and zoom, its great for indoor shots. when you zoom out to 50mm, it does make the aperture much tighter. I do wish it was 2.8 all the way through. The images are pretty sharp. great carry around lens. Lets face it, for under $200, you obviously cant go wrong with whatever you're using it for. just buy it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Not bad

Bis "Interactive Designer", Amazon
24 December 2012
  • Summary: This is good for now on a budget. It's light weight, works pretty well. Looks great with the metal mount. The focus is fast, I try to use it in the lower mm because I feel it does not deliver crisp images to my liking. My prime lens 50mm, etc. delivers better quality of course, but it's great for walking around with 1 lense and snap away to your hearts content.
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Overall 8
8.0

Glad I bought it

Deachan, Amazon
5 September 2012
  • Summary: I like the look and feel of this lens. It takes beautiful pictures at all lengths and stops. For $200.00, it's a great upgrade for this amateur photographer.
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Overall 8
8.0

I'ts an OK lens

Frank Cosmano, Amazon
13 June 2012
  • Summary: I bought this lens to replace my kit lens, which I had given away to my son. I'm shooting a Nikon D300S (so DX rules apply). Anyways... I liked the Idea of f 2.8 even if it was only at the wide end. It still gives me a little more latitude. I also like the internal focus (no zoom extension). I was hoping that the lens was a little smaller than it is. It's pretty large and almost the same size as my Sigma 17-70 f 2.8 and about the same weight.
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Overall 8
8.0

good lenses

eluv, Amazon
12 January 2012
  • Summary: Quick shipment and arrived a day ahead. This is a great lenses to add to any new photographers bag. I have not had any issues. I like this lens a whole lot more than my Nikon lens. This lens lets in a lot of light at 67mm.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good replacement for Sony kit lens

Ben, Amazon
22 December 2011
  • Summary: I bought this lens to replace the kit lens that came with my Sony. The build quality is comparable to much more expensive lenses. Pros: -Nearly silent focus. You no longer have to be the guy with the lens that can be heard across the room. This is especially important for A33, A35 and A55 owners who don't want their videos ruined by the loud motor of the kit lens. -Faster focusing. Focuses nearly instantly even in low light. -Internal zoom and focus.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Lens

Josh Y. Lee, Amazon
3 December 2011
  • Summary: I wasn't expecting too much from this lens, but was pleasantly surprised with its build and the quality of the pictures. After using it for a couple months I realized this lens wasn't for me mainly because I take a lot of pictures indoors with limited lighting and this lens just wasn't handling that very well. This would be a great lens for outdoor or portrait photography.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for the price!

sgunn, Amazon
28 November 2011
  • Summary: I wanted a lens with a low f-stop for portrait photos and was torn between this and a Nikon 50mm f/1.4D AF Nikkor Lens. In the end I decided to go with this one since it was cheaper and I also wasn't sure how I would like the prime lens. I have to say I am impressed with the performance of this cheaper sigma lens. It takes great photos and is really sharp. The auto focus is kind of loud, but not so much that its really a been a problem thus far.
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