Reviews and Problems with Sigma APO 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM
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review of sigma 17-50 2.8
Dennis, B&H Photo
1 week ago
Excerpt: Nikon make great lenses but this little jewel takes the cake its heavy but not as much as some of my 2.8 Nikon Lenses. Its versatility makes it a number 1 for my travels its going into the bag as I speak.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I must say I am really impressed with this lens. This is my first pro-level lens. The focus is perfect 8/10 times. Its a very sharp lens, and gives good results in low-light. The background blur is okay. I have heard complains about this lens losing its focus, I hope they resolved the issue, and I really hope my copy will not have any trouble in the future. Overall, if you are on a budget, you will not be disappointed with this. Its a good alternative to Canon 17-50.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I mainly shoot video with my DSLR but like to dabble in photography from time to time. This lens is very versatile with both video and pictures. I have taken this lens to the beach a couple times during golden hour and the picture quality was significantly better than the kit lens. It was also good at taking action shots of my dog playing on the beach as well.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I use this lens for photo shots. I took pictures of a newborn and the picture quality was beautiful. Using this lens and a good SD card and you will get the pictures your looking for. The clarity and vibrant of colors in Outdoor pictures are great.
Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
Excerpt: Couldn't be happier with the speed of this lens and the build quality for the price point. Only thing I would change on this lens is the size of the focus ring. It is very short and can make it tricky to pull focus while in movie mode.
Excerpt: The out door pics were ok but the indoor low light pics were horrible at best every face had orange tint in them & poor low light in back/sides of the subject almost blacked out.I would never recommend this lens to anyone !
Excerpt: I've only had the lens for about 2 weeks but my first impression has been good. Build quality seems very good and it comes with a nice case. A plus was that it also came with a tulip hood which I didn't expect.
Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction