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Sigma24mm f/1.8 (D) EX Aspherical DG DF Macro AF Lens
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (6)
  • Consistent output (5)
  • Durable (5)
  • Strong construction (5)
  • Easily interchangeable (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Low light (5)
  • Night photography (5)
  • Landscape/scenery (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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5.0

Solid lens for a good price

By Adam

from Orlando

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent Output
  • Durable
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Nice Bokeh
  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Macro Photography
    • Night Photography
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Sigma 24mm f/1.8 (D) EX Aspherical DG DF Macro AF Lens:

    This lens does a good job on both my A65 and NEX-VG900. I do a lot of very low light photography and need lenses with wide apertures like this for better exposure. f/1.8 seems to be just the right amount because at f/1.2 everything is so hard to focus, especially in the dark. In some ways I like that the AF/MF switch is simply pulling the ring forward or backward because it makes switching to manual focus quick and easy without fumbling for another switch in the dark. I also like that it can focus down to macro mode on it's own.

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    5.0

    Excellent landscape and party lens!

    By Uncle Lebe

    from Fairfax, VA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

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    Pros

    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Nice Bokeh

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery

      Comments about Sigma 24mm f/1.8 (D) EX Aspherical DG DF Macro AF Lens:

      I am using the Sigma on a Sony a850 full frame camera to document a building renovation in NY as well as for indoor group photos at parties and family get togethers. It has acquitted itself well in both uses. I love the fast lens, which allows me to take more indoor photos without flash. It has also proven itself very sharp at f5.6 and above outdoors. While it doesn't have the build of the comparable Zeiss lens, it is well constructed and, at less than half the price, is an excellent value.

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      5.0

      "I would buy this product again and agai

      By Wonder Boy

      from Singapore

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Durable
      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
      • Lightweight
      • Nice Bokeh
      • Rugged
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Macro Photography
        • Night Photography
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Sigma 24mm f/1.8 (D) EX Aspherical DG DF Macro AF Lens:

        Wide Angle + Macro = Artistic Photos, only Sigma offers this kind of exotic lenses, well-done!!!

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        4.0

        Fine lens, not a macro though

        By knightmelodic

        from NYC

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Rugged
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Slow Focus

        Best Uses

        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Night Photography

        Comments about Sigma 24mm f/1.8 (D) EX Aspherical DG DF Macro AF Lens:

        This is not a macro lens because the magnification ratio is not 1:1. That being said, it is a fine lens for low light shooting. Colors are vivid. Used in M mode and bump the ISO and concerts are a dream-the sensor light and the flash don't bother the performers. Also cmos means 36mm, just about what our eyes see at. Little CA, no vignetting. Very sharp.

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        4.0

        Great indoor natural lighting.

        By Saint Robert

        from San Antonio, TX

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Quick Focus
        • Rugged
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Indoor shots
          • Low Light
          • Night Photography

          Comments about Sigma 24mm f/1.8 (D) EX Aspherical DG DF Macro AF Lens:

          It fits my Sony A350 perfect.
          I wish I would have waited on my other generic lens. Sigma is well designded and sturdy. I'm going with Sigma instead of the overprice sony lens.

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          5.0

          Awesome Lens

          By Kountry Cuz

          from south Georgia

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent Output
          • Durable
          • Easily Interchangeable
          • Quick Focus
          • Rugged
          • Sharp Focus
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

          • None so far

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Landscape Photography
          • Night Photography

          Comments about Sigma 24mm f/1.8 (D) EX Aspherical DG DF Macro AF Lens:

          This is my First Sigma Lens. It works Great in Dark and light. depth of field takes some getting used to, play with all the F stops. Overall a great Macro and Portrait lens.

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