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    rogerashford
    4 Jul 2012 - 2:51 PM

    Has anyone got any experience of using the Sigma 24-70 EX DG on full frame bodies? I'm considering one, but reviews seem to vary a lot. Any (sensible!) comments welcome. Thanks.
    roger

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    slaughteredlamb

    Well I've not used this lens on a full frame DSLR but I do use it on my 35mm SLR and on my (crop sensor) DSLR. Personally I find the lens very good, no it's not as good as the Canon 24-70 L but then it doesn't cost anywhere near as much either. My only criticisms of the lens is that the zoom isn't as smooth as other lenses (but I've used worse) in that it can feel a bit tight and the AF is not as fast as on my Canon lenses but it's fast enough.

    I've certainly seen no problems with this lens on my 35mm SLR that said I actually would like to replace this lens with the Canon 24-105 for my 35mm SLR as whilst 24mm is wide enough on full frame 70mm can be a bit on the short side occasionally. I'd say that the 24-105 is a better lens anyway optically and versatility wise if you don't need f/2.8. Seeing as I have a crop DSLR and don't have the funds I won't be upgrading to the 24-105 lens anyway and am perfectly happy with the Sigma 24-70

    icphoto
    icphoto  13963 forum posts England
    4 Jul 2012 - 6:53 PM

    I have one that I use on A Nikon D7000, and I am very happy with the results. As it has been said its not as good a A Nikon or Canon equivalent, but it costs alot less!

    tatkinson1983
    4 Jul 2012 - 11:12 PM

    I have one. I've had to play with microadjustment to get it sharp as it wasn't at first. Now it's perfect focus wise, zoom was sluggish at first but eases up. It's a nice lens, I've used both canon and sigma version. The canon is smoother, I didn't have to use the microadjustment and the colours are a little nicer but hardly noticeable.
    If I used it more, I'd get the canon version but I don't use it that ofter. 16-35, 35, 50, 70-200 are usually in my bag.

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