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03-23-2012, 11:24 AM   #1
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Pentax 12-24mm vs Sigma 12-24mm & Tamron 10-24mm Comparative Review

Our latest in-depth review, which compares the Pentax 12-24mm, Sigma 12-24mm, and Tamron 24mm (by forum member photomission) has just been posted - hope you find it useful!



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This review is of the same scope as Ben's 16-50mm comparison on our Pentax K-01 review, so kudos go to photomission!

An interesting conclusion now that we've done two such 3-way comparisons is that Sigma really makes some quality glass As first I was a bit skeptical about non-Pentax glass, but now I've got nothing against Sigma


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03-23-2012, 12:19 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
An interesting conclusion now that we've done two such 3-way comparisons is that Sigma really makes some quality glass
Wonder if the Siggy 12~24 is sharper than my older Siggy 15~30, my 15~30 could be one of the sharpest lenses I have seen...
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Excellent review, well-written.

FYI, I noticed that all the image widgets do not show up on Chrome browser.
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FYI, I noticed that all the image widgets do not show up on Chrome browser.
Showing up on mine (running chrome)...

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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
An interesting conclusion now that we've done two such 3-way comparisons....
Excellent work. These 3-way comparisons are very, very useful IMHO. They provide some genuine insight on the real differences between lenses, and I have not seen such a level of detailed comparison in may other website.
Well done!
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I hadn't considered the Sigma 12-24, but if a full frame were ever to show itself, it would certainly be the best choice.
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I have the Tamron , I use quite a lot I found a lot sharper than the one you havebut what count is that I am happy with it
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The issue of consistency is a real factor with Sigma. While the copy you had was sharp and performed the reports around are that it has greater inconsistency than the other two. At nearly double the price of the Tamron that is just not defensible IMHO.

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