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Sigma-24-60mm-f2-8-ex-dg.596138
8.0 out of 10

Sigma 24-60mm F2.8 EX DG

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 24-60mm F2.8 EX DG

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Overall 8
8.0

Better than you might think

Dennis "dezinerd", Amazon
16 July 2014
  • Summary: Compact lens. Has unusual front element that is flat. When using a uv filter I experienced lots of flare but upon removing the filter the lens performed as expected.Was a multicoated filter but not the high end back side coated . Focuses to 12 inches and with the 2.8 aperature you can get some good bokeh. 2.8 does not perform as well as I would like but f4 yields good sharpness.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great little lens...

Aswathy Sebastian, Amazon
12 April 2014
  • Summary: Bought this as a used lens. But have no problems with it other than auto-focus issues. It does not auto-focus easily. So I usually focus this lens manually. This is a great lens to use for kid photographs. Fast and wide enough to include kids up close without any visible distortions.
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Overall 10
10

Initial Review

AudioFreakwency, Amazon
16 December 2013
  • Summary: Having received the Sigma 24-70 f/2.8 this morning (after examining both the Sigma 24-70 and Tamron 28-75 at B&H), these are my two-cents: [Choice] I chose the Sigma over the Tamron, as IMO, HSM focuses quicker on my Pentax K-5II Body. I have a Sigma 50mm f/1.4 that I use for portraits and I am very satisfied with the fast focusing. I know I should not compare the focusing ability of either the Sigma 50mm F1.4 with another conventional focusing lens (e.g.
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Overall 8
8.0

Awsome lens for a great price!

Rach, Amazon
18 October 2013
  • Summary: I love this lens- especially because the price is so good compared to the cost for the Pentax version, I would highly recommend it! For a "3rd party lens" its quality is impressive!
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Overall 8
8.0

F/2.8 Lens for Bargain Price

Shawn C., Amazon
17 October 2013
  • Summary: Just recently picked up the Sigma EX 24-60mm f/2.8 Lens for Canon used on eBay. Well, they don't sell it new any more new. I hear they sold off the stock for $200 before discontinuing it. I wish I knew about it then... Well, you can get one here or on eBay for below $300. Lenses similar to this would be Tamron 17-50mm or 28-75mm f/2.8, but only Tamron is full frame and 17-50mm can only be used on cropped bodies.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good value.

bigE, Adorama
8 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Of course the "gold standard" for a lens in the 24-70mm range is the Canon 24-70mm f2.8 Series II but for some of us it's price is prohibitive.The Sigma 24mm-70mm f/2.8 EX Aspherical IF EX DG HSM Lens for Canon is a viable choice as are the samples from Tamron and Tokina. The Tamron, in my opinion, is also too expensive for what it is. The debatable advantage of the feature 'image stabilization' is marginal. Plus that increases the cost.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Performance, Price, Value
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

AFFORDABLE ALTERNATIVE to an L Lens

Amazon Customer, Amazon
10 August 2013
  • Summary: Great Lens, well worth twice the price. Sharp at f2.8, deadly sharp at f4+ Would buy it again. Great for video, parfocal and focus is easy in MF mode.
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Overall 10
10

Love it!

Adorama
2 July 2013
  • Excerpt: I used this for motorcross over the weekend. Great focus and color rendition. Big plus: no chromatic abberation.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Rented It & Fell In Love

Nikkie, Amazon
23 January 2013
  • Summary: What an amazing lens! This was my first big lens purchase and honestly will be one of the few lenses that is constantly on my camera. I recommend renting the lens first through Camera Lens Rentals or another rental site that carries this lens as any lens purchase is going to be a large purchase. I do have to say that this lens is large and extremely heavy for someone transitioning from a tiny 50mm. Mine did arrive with a small squeal as it auto focuses.
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Overall 10
10

A sleeper hit! Buy it if you can find it.

Jerry Jackson Jr., Amazon
23 August 2012
  • Summary: The Sigma 24-60mm f/2.8 lens is quite simply one of the finest wide-to-normal zoom lenses available in the budget price range. This lens is now discontinued but you can still find it in on the used market in like new condition for $250 or less. At that price, you'll have a hard (if not impossible) time finding a better lens to cover this focal length range.
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