Reviews and Problems with Sigma MACRO 70mm F2.8 EX DG
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A new dimension of fun
JB, B&H Photo
10 May 2015
Excerpt: While it is true that it is a macro lens, it is also a good choice for a portrait lens. It is sharp and the colors are excellent. It is a learning curve for macro and opens possibilities for different shots.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Excerpt: This was a perfect match for this full-time Pro photographer. I needed a longer macro to get me near to 1: 1 repro ratio with a further camera-subject distance. I bought it specifically to shoot a jewelery catalogue; but have found that the lens is a superb portrait lens as well as a top-notch...
Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Summary: Prior to ordering that lense I read countless reviews. It is true. That lense delivers excelenty photographs in case you consider some peculiarities. Actually it's not peculiarities handling the lense, but actually it is up to the user behind the camera. Focussing in the near is a waiting game.
Excerpt: I wanted a fairly fast fixed focal lens that is sharp wide open for low light shooting and could also be used for portraits and this lens does the job and the macro is an added bonus.Just a very good all around lens.It is very sharp right from f/2.8 with good color and fast focus when using the...
Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
Summary: My first Sigma lens since purchasing a SD1 Merrill and glad I did. This lens was purchased for studio use regarding product and still life photography and the results have been excellent. I would purchase this lens again.