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8.5 out of 10

Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro

This Sigma Macro 50mm F2.8 EX DG is a standard macro lens that i Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro

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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

camila mellado, Amazon
26 January 2015
  • Summary: Excellent product!!! I totally recomender this lens.
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Overall 2
2.0

Doesn't work on Nikon D5300.

giuliaC, Amazon
21 January 2015
  • Summary: This lens doesn't work on my Nikon D5300. The camera says the lens is not attached. I guess now I understand why both times I ordered this, I received what was an obvious customer return. Returning.
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Overall 10
10

Optically better than Nikon lenses.

J. Niemann, Amazon
11 January 2015
  • Summary: I have been taking pictures seriously for over 40 years. During this time I have used exclusively Nikon equipment, pro camera bodies and Nikkor/ Nikon lenses. When I became interested in macro photography shortly after I began, my preferred setup was a Nikon bellows with various lenses. Reversed as well as standard mount. The "contraption" was great for studio work, but left much to be desired in the field. This was well before auto focus cameras of any type.
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Overall 10
10

Great "Normal" Lens, Great Macro Lens, BEST 50mm in this price range!!

Jim Richards, Amazon
22 December 2014
  • Summary: The Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Lens is one of my favorite lenses. There are faster 50mm lenses, and there are macro lenses that allow longer subject-to-camera distances, but a lens that fulfills the function of a fantastic "normal" lens (I shoot full-frame on a Canon 5D) with exceptional edge-to-edge sharpness and great color rendition AND fulfills the function of a true 1:1 macro lens is already on my short list!
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Overall 10
10

Biggest Bang For The Buck

Ken, Amazon
12 December 2014
  • Summary: I have always purchased Sigma lenses over proprietary lenses. They have superb optics, sometimes even superior, at usually half of the price of Canon and 1/3 of Nikor. As a pro photographer I have learned that no two same model lenses will be of the exact same optical quality. I have never been disappointed with Sigma. Some may not be as quiet in focusing or the paint as pretty. This lens will return the biggest bang for the buck, even at full infinity normal.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good bang for the buck

D. Boschee "Baking Fanatic", Amazon
24 November 2014
  • Summary: I've only started using this, but right out of the box it is performing very well. It has almost no vignetting, works reasonably well in lower light situations (I was worried about that), and I really dig the 1:1 rendering. The AF hunts a little and is noisy but nothing too worrisome. I'm mostly going to be using manual focus anyway.
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Overall 10
10

A Macro Lens Thats So Sharp It Is Unbelievable.

Joe W. Jackson, Amazon
22 November 2014
  • Summary: I wanted a great all around macro lens and this lens didn't let me down. A few things to note about this lens, it is one of Sigmas older designs, so the focus motor is a little noisy compared to their newer lenses. But don't let that detour you from buying it, focus is accurate and is fairly fast. I recommend using the Limit switch on the lens when using it for portraits or most any non macro photos.
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Overall 6
6.0

It's ok, but I think I would look around ...

DavidF, Amazon
29 July 2014
  • Summary: It's ok, but I think I would look around a bit more if I had it to do over again.
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Overall 2
2.0

Owner of this lens for over 7 years

GingyJAC, Amazon
26 June 2014
  • Summary: This lens was great when I bought it about 6 years ago. 6 years later I have grown to hate this lens. It's focusing slips and it does not capture enough detail. It also had a hard time focusing on detail and constantly zooms in and out at certain focal lengths. Buyer beware before you choose to buy this macro lens. You get what you pay for and I'd recommend buying the Sigma 105mm before buying this. Talking from experience. Would not buy this again nor recommend it.
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Overall 10
10

Superb Lens!

C. C. Hill III, Amazon
21 June 2014
  • Summary: An amazing lens! I love this lens so much that it has hardly left my DSLR since I got it! It has really helped me get great macro shots.
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