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pwp

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Re: EOS M / Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Combo
« Reply #30 on: September 03, 2013, 03:29:05 AM »
There's a new in-depth review of the Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 posted at DP Review.
http://www.dpreview.com/news/2013/09/02/need-the-speed-sigma-18-35mm-f1-8-dc-hsm-in-depth-review?utm_campaign=internal-link&utm_source=news-list&utm_medium=text&ref=title_0_0

They're absolutely bowled over by the optics, but unfortunately found the AF accuracy wanting. That said, the lens did get a Gold Star and an 86% ranking.

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Re: EOS M / Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Combo
« Reply #30 on: September 03, 2013, 03:29:05 AM »

Viggo

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Re: EOS M / Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Combo
« Reply #31 on: September 03, 2013, 05:11:47 AM »
I wish they add a little to their prices and have better AF. To me, a lens as sharp as anything is pretty worthless unless the AF can make that sharpness happen consistently. Almost all of my favorite shots of the kids are when they are running or otherwise moving quite a lot.

BUT, I love the turn Sigma have taken with all of their new lenses, they've released quite a few, consistently very high quality in (almost) all aspects, and I bet Nikon and Canon are scratching their heads and perhaps having a wtf-moment.. Love that. !
1dx mkII, 35 L II, Zeiss 100 f2 mp, 200 f2.0 L, Profoto B1.

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Re: EOS M / Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Combo
« Reply #31 on: September 03, 2013, 05:11:47 AM »