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Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG HSM
8.2 out of 10

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG HSM

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REVIEW: Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM

photodo
3 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Gary Wolstenholme takes a look at Sigma's flagship standard zoom lens for full-frame cameras. Sigma's 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM sports a fast maximum aperture of f/2.8 throughout the zoom range and silent HSM focusing.
  • Pros: Excellent optical performance stopped down to f/4 and below, Good build quality, Fast autofocus
  • Cons: Resolution at maximum aperture at focal lengths beyond 35mm, Barrel Distortion at 24mm
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Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Lens

The Digital Picture
15 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Is the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Lens right for you? Learn all you need to know in The-Digital-Picture.com's review!
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM review

ePHOTOzine
18 November 2010
  • Summary: Summing this lens up in a paragraph or two is actually quite difficult, as it's almost like I've tested two completely different lenses at once. The first one being an f/2.8 zoom lens, which should be great for low light photography, but unfortunately falls slightly below par in terms of...
  • Pros: Excellent optical performance stopped down to f/4 and below, Good build quality, Fast autofocus
  • Cons: Resolution at maximum aperture at focal lengths beyond 35mm, Barrel Distortion at 24mm
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 6
6.0
Overall quality 5
5.0
Build quality 9
9.0

Sigma AF 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM - Full Format Review / Test Report

photozone.de
7 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Based on its sheer specs the Sigma 24-70/2.8 EX DG HSM is a very attractive lens. It promises professional grade results at a more attractive price point. It terms of mechanical build quality it is certainly up there with the best in its class with the exception of weather sealing maybe.
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 6
6.0
Overall quality 5
5.0
Build quality 9
9.0

Sigma AF 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM (FX) - Review / Test Report

photozone.de
7 September 2009
  • Conclusion: On paper, the Sigma 24-70/2.8 EX DG HSM is a very attractive lens. With its excellent build quality it feels like a pro tool and its huge diameter and front lens gives reason to hope for superior optical performance.
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Overall 8
7.7
Value for money 7
7.0
Overall quality 7
7.0
Build quality 9
9.0

Sigma AF 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM (DX) - Review / Test Report

photozone.de
7 September 2009
  • Conclusion: On our FX test camera, the lens did not really show impressive performance, however on DX the results are a lot more solid and convincing. Center and border sharpness is generally very good, but there's a visible drop in sharpness wide open and the extreme corners need smaller apertures to show good...
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24-70 mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM

LensTip.com
3 June 2009
  • Conclusion: Sigma is known for launching lenses with good quality/price ratios. In most cases they are only slightly worse than the brand-name competitors (if at all) but they are significantly cheaper. The new Sigma 24-70 mm f/2.8 fits this strategy requirements very well.
  • Cons: too low picture quality in the full frame corner near the maximum relative aperture,, visible distortion at wide apertures, especially on the full frame,, significant vignetting toward the focal length ends,, quite visible coma in the full frame corners for the range of 24-45 mm.
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Sigma 24-70 mm F2.8 EX DG HSM - pierwsze wrażenia i zdjęcia

fotopolis.pl
26 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Sigma to niezależny producente optyki, który w swojej ofercie ma dużo ciekawych szkieł. Dzisiaj zaprezentujemy bliżej jedno z nich - obiektyw Sigma 24-70 mm o świetle F2.8 z silnikiem ultradźwiękowym HSM. Obiektyw jest przeznaczony do aparatów pełnoklatkowych, czyli jak najbardziej profesjonalnych.
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Expert Review

Optyczne.pl
6 February 2008
  • Summary: Sigma znana jest z tego, że często wprowadza na rynek obiektywy o dobrym stosunku jakości do ceny. W większości przypadków ustępują one firmowym konkurentom tylko nieznacznie (jeśli w ogóle), a są za to wyraźnie tańsze. Nowa Sigma 24-70 mm f/2.8 świetnie wpisuje się w ten schemat.
  • Pros: bardzo solidna, a jednocześnie mniejsza i lżejsza od konkurentów obudowa,, świetna jakość obrazu w centrum kadru,, bardzo dobra jakość obrazu na brzegu matrycy APS-C/DX,, dobra jakość obrazu na brzegu matrycy pełnoklatkowej po przymknięciu o 1 EV,, prawidłowo korygowana aberracja chromatyczna na ...
  • Cons: zbyt słaba jakość obrazu w rogu pełnej klatki w okolicach maksymalnego otworu względnego,, wyraźna dystorsja na najkrótszej ogniskowej szczególnie widoczna na pełnej klatce,, spore winietowanie na krańcach zakresu ogniskowych,, dość wyraźna koma w rogach pełnej klatki w zakresie 24-45 mm.
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