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9.3 out of 10

Sigma 30mm F2.8 EX DN

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 30mm F2.8 EX DN

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Overall 4

Great lens, bad quality control

Rexx, Amazon
26 June 2013
  • Summary: Very good picture and build quality. However, my copy kept producing pictures with a noticeable black spot in the center. When I examined the lens, there was a large speck of dust trapped inside the lens. Returned for a full refund. Unfortunately the only other alternatives are the Sony SEL30M35 30mm f/3.5 e-mount Macro Lens (slightly more expensive but quality isn't as good) and the Sony SEL35F18 35mm f/1.8 Prime Fixed Lens (more than twice the price of this lens), so I...
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Overall 4

Not "prime" sharp

Andy, Amazon
14 March 2013
  • Summary: I would not recommend this lens over the 14-42 II kit zoom from Olympus. The sharpness is lackluster and a little worse than the kit zoom, flare is a problem and CAs are prominent. It isn't really much of a bargain when you consider it's only 1 stop faster than the kit lens. I highly recommend saving for a better lens, like the incredibly good Panasonic Leica 25mm f/1.4, or the Olympus 17mm f/1.8. You'll be glad you did.
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