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8.4 out of 10

Sigma APO 120-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma APO 120-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM

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Overall 4
4.0

Not a sharp lens

David L. Updegraff, Amazon
2 March 2013
  • Summary: I liked the versatility of 120 - 400 and wanted to use it as a carry around lens. I shot it with a D3S and D4 and could not get sharp images. It was not good for wildlife or landscapes for me. I do have the Sigma 50 - 500 mm lens and that is a good sharp lens. I did put it on a tripod as well to shoot eagles right along side my 50 - 500 mm lens and the difference in sharpness was dramatic.
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Overall 4
4.0

disappointed

P. Schmehl, Amazon
12 November 2011
  • Summary: I purchased this item just about a year ago. At first it worked fine but recently I have lost the autofocus. I am not able to focus on distance shots. I could use manual focus but my passion is nature and bird photography and quick reaction times are needed to capture the best shots. I cannot believe things just do not last anymore. I will be contatcing Sigma for a replacement.
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Overall 4
4.0

so so

Billybruce, B&H Photo
17 July 2011
  • Excerpt: Bought this lens to possibly replace my Canon 100-400mm.The fact that it has twist zoom for this range inspired me to try it.I wanted to compare the image quality of this lens to Canon's.Well there is no comparison.Took both lenses and tried them shot for shot, side by side.I really wanted to like this lens,but couldn't have returned it any faster.Images are very soft and colors are off.Auto focusing drove me nuts as it wouldn't stay put.I'll keep the push pull zoom as I...
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Slow Focus
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Overall 4
4.0

Not Impressed

Phil UK "Phil UK", Amazon
3 February 2014
  • Summary: I’ve owned this lens for a while and have just sold it so I thought I’d just put my two-peneth on here. I can see everyone else thinks this lens is pretty good, I’m afraid that I didn’t think that. The issues I had with it where that at 400mm it has very poor sharpness wide open (f5.6), it’s better at f8 but still not great by any means by which time it’s a pretty slow lens. I also found that on a Nikon D7000 the image stabilization wasn’t up to it at 400mm.
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Overall 4
4.0

Fehlerhaft

Adalbert Birkhofer, Amazon
8 June 2012
  • Summary: Dieses Objektiv wollte ich um meine Brennweiten nach oben abzurunden. Die bisherigen Rezensionen ließen mich zu der günstigeren Variante als zu einem Original-Canon-Objektiv greifen. Bereits nach dem ersten Ansetzen des Objektivs habe ich das bereut. Der Autofokus funktionierte nicht bzw. war unbrauchbar. Er schwankte (oszillierte) in einem Bereich von ca. 50 mm der vorgegebenen Brennweite hin und her.
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Overall 4
4.0

Erstaunlich ...

Tim P. Tou, Amazon
30 March 2012
  • Summary: ... finde ich, dass niemand der anderen Rezensenten über den hakeligen Zoom geschrieben hat. Es ist kaum anzunehmen, dass ausgerechnet das Exemplar, das mir geliefert wurde, allein diese Macke haben sollte. Es machte nicht mal Spaß, die ersten Probeaufnahmen zu machen. DREHEN am Zoom kann man das eigentlich nicht NENNEN, eher RATTERN. Feine Dosierung und Anpassung: unmöglich. Insofern gab es damit schon eine negative Überraschung und gleichzeitig ein K.O.
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Overall 4
4.0

Déçue par le fonctionnement

zelia DA CRUZ, Amazon
5 April 2010
  • Summary: Après avoir lus des tests et des commentaires d'utilisateurs plutôt satisfaits et satisfaisants, je me suis décidée à sauter le pas. Malheureusement, peut être à cause d'une mauvaise manip' au moment du transport, le matériel tant convoité m'a déçu lors de différents essais. Impossible de faire une MAP avec l'AF.... La seule solution, la MAP manuelle. En animalier, peut-être mais en sportif, pas sûre d'obtenir des images nettes.
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