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Sigma-24-135mm-f-2-8-4-5-aspherical-if.8844705
8.5 out of 10

Sigma 24-135mm f/2.8-4.5 Aspherical IF

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Overall 8
8.0

Great Bang for the Buck Lens!

gemsbyjennifer, Ebay
3 March 2011
  • Summary: This is another sleeper lens. Typically inexpensive for its aperture and focal length. Sharpness is excellent as is the contrast, although it does very much benefit from a curves adjustment and a little local contrast enhancement in post. It is a decent lens for weddings and the like. Nice walk around lens as well. If you can find one, buy it!
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Overall 10
10

An excellent product

yucedeniz, Ebay
13 December 2010
  • Summary: An excellent product. Beyond estimates. quite good. honest members and the information was very useful.
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Overall 10
10

A nice lens for the money

ezbidz, Ebay
5 February 2010
  • Summary: I use a mixture of Canon, Canon L, Sigma, Leitz lenses for my everyday work at my studio. This lens makes a great general purpose lens on Canon digitals (both Full and APS-C sensor) It is big (F2.8 speed) with a 77mm front, but it balances well. Zooming and focus is smooth. The lens is VERY sharp. The only drawback is that it is a Sigma. Most of their lenses are good, but I have "worn out" three lenses already.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very quick AF, but creeps

Fatih Eman "Concert photographer", Amazon
27 May 2009
  • Summary: Very practical zoom range for everyday use. Picture Quality: Very good picture quality in every aspect. Auto Focus: I must say the auto focus is amazingly quick. Of course, at poor contrast objects it might keep hunting nervously but not within long distance. Negative: Zoom is not internal, so it extends. Also, when pointed downwards, the lens extends down (creeps). When focusing, the front part rotates. Use of polarizer no recommended.
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Overall 8
8.0

The best lense for the value.

Lou Lou, Amazon
27 May 2009
  • Summary: This lense has been their for me since day one. I think it is really good in low light situations where the 2.8 comes in handy. The shot is clear and sharp. The autofocus isnt as fast as a L series Canon lense but for the price you cannot complain. It is a good all around lense and is perfect for a beginner to a pro. This lense will stay on your camera most of the time. Highly recommended!
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Overall 6
6.0

Disappointed

Robert M. Hoke, Amazon
27 May 2009
  • Summary: I purchased this for a Canon 30D because I shoot low light situations. I have had success with Sigma lenses before so I thought this would be a good lense to have. It is extremely slow to react and to auto focus and my low light photos actually did not come out any better than with previous lenses. I think it is better suited for portraits than action shots. If I had used this previously, I would not have purchased it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Positive and negative points

TJ "Digital rebel abuser", Amazon
27 May 2009
  • Summary: Positives: Nice wide angle for cameras with 1.6 crop factor like the Digital Rebel, 20D, and 30D. Works well with landscape photos. Good range for a walk around lens. This lens has survived my hiking abuse. Negatives: Lens extends when zooming, as opposed to lenses where the zoom is internal. Lens Creep: the lens extends when pointed down for periods of time. Front of lens rotates with zoom, so polarizers are more difficult to setup.
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Overall 10
10

Sigma 24-135mm for nikon

borchone, Ebay
21 January 2008
  • Summary: I have used this lens now for 6 mos and for the money (225 on ebay), you just cant go wrong. Great wide angle and love the lens.
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Overall 10
10

Sigma 24-135mm for nikon

borchone, Ebay
21 January 2008
  • Summary: I have used this lens now for 6 mos and for the money (225 on ebay), you just cant go wrong. Great wide angle and love the lens.
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Sigma 24-135mm f/2.8-4.5 Aspherical IF review by Nikola_Konsulov

Nikola_Konsulov, slrgear.com
16 October 2007
  • Summary: I've seen many reviews on this lens both for and against it. I needed/wanted a lens with its range for my Konica-Minolta Maxxum 5D. It was either get the Minolta 24-105 f3.5-4.5 or this one. I choose this one and I'm glad I did. It rivals the Minolta lens well equaling it if not bettering it. It is definitely an under rated lens. The www.popphoto.com review of this lens gave it excellent imatest results for sharpness.
  • Pros: Wide-angle to telephoto range, rather sharp, fast auto-focus, bright: f2.8-4.5, good color
  • Cons: None
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