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Sigma 70-210mm F4.5 Zoom - K II

Sharpness 
 6.0
Aberrations 
 8.0
Bokeh 
 9.0
Handling 
 7.0
Value 
 8.0
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Sigma 70-210mm F4.5 Zoom - K II
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Description:
Sigma Zoom - K II
1:4.5 (max. f22; full-step stops)
70-210mm
Multi-Coated
Lens made in Japan
52mm filter diameter
Length ~138mm
Push-pull zoom
Macro @ 210mm - 1:5, 1:4; 1:3.5
Manual focus
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Registered: September, 2010
Location: MD
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Lens Review Date: December 4, 2011 I can recommend this lens: Yes | Price: None indicated | Rating: 7 

 
Pros: Fixed f4; solid construction but not too heavy
Cons: Front rotates when focusing; bit hard to focus
Sharpness: 6    Aberrations: 8    Bokeh: 9    Handling: 7    Value: 8   

Nothing special here, but a serviceable lens. Nice to have the fixed f4.5, but it sharpens up nicely at f8. Push-pull zoom with fixed focus, so it might be useful as a video lens. I think the bokeh is somewhat unique and quite pleasing. The pseudo-macro (1:3.5 at best) results in quite nice pics such as the one attached.
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/members/mgvh-albums-mgvh-picture34697.jpg
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