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Creates unique shots, great for landscapes and, oddly close ups

Advantages: HSM, DC, great build quality, great fun
Disadvantages: light fall off can be an issue

...this lens as my focal range was limited to 18mm at the widest end, and had always wanted a good quality super wide angle lens without the rediculous distortion you get from cheap bolt on imports. I opted for the Sigma 10 - 20mm f/4 - 5.6 EX DC ...

markusrowe 03.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM - Canon

The Excellent Sigma EX 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 DG lens.

Advantages: Superb design, value for money and professional results.
Disadvantages: None

Sigma EX 12-24mm F4.5-5,6 DG Nikon fit AF D. This a great wide-angle zoom lens offering professional performance, results and is a joy to use. It is suitable for both digital SLR's and 35mm Film cameras and focusing can be used manually or autofocu ...

petermock 19.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma EX 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 DG

A super wide angle lens for panoramic photographs

Advantages: Excellent field of view
Disadvantages: none that I have found in months of use

Sigma Wide Zoom Lens. If you want a panorama of a landscape then you should try this lens. Described as 12 - 24mm f5-5.6 EX DG Aspherical HSM Technical details first. To fit Sigma, Canon and Nikon (D) Lens construction Groups/elements 12 ...

Coloneljohn 05.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma EX 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 DG

Great macro, good telephoto

Advantages: Macro and telephoto in one.
Disadvantages: Sluggish autofocus when shooting close-up.

The 105mm focal length of this lens means that this lens serves both for telephoto and macro purposes - it deals with both of these well. For macro the lens is able to take pin-sharp photos from as little as around 15cm away, and the low aperture means th ...

TheBeepyDuck 03.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma EX macro lens - 105 mm F/2.8 for Nikon F

Sigma EX macro lens - 105 mm F/2.8

Advantages: value for money (compared to pro level), build quality,
Disadvantages: makes you think your a pro, but by its nature, proves you otherwise.

This sigma lens is often a favourite starting point for digital SLR users (single lens reflex) looking to upgrade the 'kit' package they bought on impulse in the January sales. "I know, I've got a million pix of my children and cat, now I'll photograph ...

stevieray 03.10.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma EX macro lens - 105 mm F/2.8 for Nikon F