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Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM
9.2 out of 10

Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM

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Overall 8
8.0

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PhotoRadar
20 December 2014
  • Conclusion: Even though there's a slight drop in sharpness at 200mm, the Sigma delivers excellent overall image quality, making it exceptional value at the price.
  • Pros: Value for money, Overall performance, Dual-mode image stabilizer
  • Cons: Slight loss of sharpness at full zoom, f/2.8 maximum aperture makes it big and heavy
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Overall 8
7.9

Expert Review

DP Review
30 January 2012
  • Summary: Sigma's latest image-stabilized fast telezoom offers a fine option for budget-conscious buyers, with a unique combination of features for the price. It can't quite match its Canon and Nikon equivalents, but then again it's not as expensive either.
  • Pros: Very sharp across the frame when stopped down, Minimal color fringing/chromatic aberration of any description, Fast, silent, accurate autofocus with manual override, Very effective image stabilization, Decent build quality, Clever design tripod mount which is quick and easy to remove with the len...
  • Cons: Somewhat soft and low in contrast at F2.8 towards the edges, especially on full frame cameras, Can give somewhat harsh rendition of out-of-focus backgrounds at longer focus distances, No focus limiter switch, No weathersealing, Susceptible to flare with direct light sources in or close to the fra...
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Overall 7
7.0

Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM

PC Magazine
5 January 2012
  • Conclusion: The Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM is a value option for professional shooters who want a stabilized f/2.8 telezoom.
  • Pros: Excellent center sharpness through most of its range. Fixed f/2.8 aperture. Includes tripod collar. Optically stabilized.
  • Cons: So-so images at 200mm f/2.8. Distortion at 70mm. Edge performance could be better.
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Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens

The Digital Picture
24 July 2011
  • Excerpt: Is the Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens right for you? Learn all you need to know in The-Digital-Picture.com's review!
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REVIEW: Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM

photodo
4 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Sigma have a long history of producing decent lenses in this range. In this review, Gary Wolstenholme takes a look at their latest optically stabilised version.
  • Pros: Excellent centre sharpness at most focal lengths and apertures, Very low CA levels, Fast AF, Optical Stabiliser, Decent build quality
  • Cons: Lacklustre resolution performance at 70mm and f/2.8
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Photo answers
30 April 2015
  • Excerpt: At £799, the Sigma APO 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM is Sigma's lowest priced 70-200mm, but is significantly more expensive than budget options from competitors. However, it does comes with Optical Stabilisation built in (except Sony and Pentax fits), allowing users to shoot at 4 stops slower without...
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma APO 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM review

TechRadar UK
20 December 2014
  • Summary: Sigma's fixed-aperture mid-range zoom is a long-standing favourite
  • Pros: Value for money, Overall performance, Dual-mode image stabilizer
  • Cons: Slight loss of sharpness at full zoom, f/2.8 maximum aperture makes it big and heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Photo answers
27 November 2010
  • Excerpt: Sigma's 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG MACRO HSM is solidly built and well designed, although the zoom ring could do with being about an inch further forward to make it truly comfortable to use.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM review

ePHOTOzine
18 November 2010
  • Summary: During testing this Sigma lens has proved itself quite capable of producing excellent results. For the most part, the sharpness in the centre is very good, or even excellent. Unfortunately its Achilles heel is the performance wide open at 70mm, where it is a bit lacklustre for a lens costing £1200.
  • Pros: Excellent centre sharpness at most focal lengths and apertures, Very low CA levels, Fast AF, Optical Stabiliser, Decent build quality
  • Cons: Lacklustre resolution performance at 70mm and f/2.8
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70-200 mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM

LensTip.com
6 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Originally posted 2010-09-06 on Optyczne.pl A 70-200 mm lens with f/2.8 aperture is a standard journalistic device. Small wonder every prestigious optics producer wants to have such a lens in its line-up.
  • Cons: a bit too soft wide open at the edge of full frame,, significant vignetting on full frame,, cooperation with converter might have been better in some areas.
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