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Latest Review Posted Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro
I bought this lens for a good price in used condition. F2.8 is quite usable, but lacks contrast and detail a bit when compared to modern Sigma 17-50/2.8. Some CA is also visible. F4 setting is very usable. It seems to be sharpest around 35-50mm range. Thanks to 9 aperture blades the bokeh is pleasant and nicely circular. AF is fast and +/- accurate as camera body allows. Lens is quite big and heavy, built on a high quality standards. Lens zoom creep is jus slight in part of the range, but my lens is used. Other parts ale nice and stiff. Lens hood seems to be small sometimes. Also the reversed design, where lens extends towards to 24mm and retracts towards the 70mm end is a bit strange. But keeping in mind how old this lens is and how cheap it was for an F2.8 autofocus zoom, it delivers a lot. It would be interesting to try it on FF digi camera..

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