What is the Sigma 17-70mm good for?
The Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS Lens features a great general purpose focal length range, short minimum focus distance, HSM autofocus and OS (optical stabilization) in a well-built and very affordable lens.
Is Sigma 17 70 a good lens?
Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM C Verdict Sharpness in the centre of the frame is very good throughout the zoom range, and the close focusing ability is great for close up shooting. It is by no means a perfect lens, but it does offer good quality and useful features at a good value price.
What is a 17-70mm lens used for?
(From Sigma lens literature) Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 DC Macro lens. It can be used with wide variety of subjects and it is an ideal large aperture standard zoom lens for digital SLR cameras featuring an APS-C size image sensor.
How much does the Sigma 17-70mm C lens cost?
The Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM C lens is currently available for £499.99 / $499.99 in the UK and the US, respectively. Weighing in at 465g and measuring 8cm in length, the Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM C is relatively compact given its fast maximum apertures.
What is the Sigma 17-70mm macro OS HSM?
The Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM is a premium fast ‘normal’ zoom for APS-C SLRs, which is designed as an upgrade for photographers who have outgrown the ‘kit’ zooms typically supplied with camera bodies.
What is the magnification of the 17-70mm macro lens?
Sigma doesn’t present the 17-70mm ƒ/2.8-4 OS “C” as a macro lens, but it can achieve 0.34x magnification (1:2.9 reproduction) at a minimum focusing distance of 22cm (just under 9 inches).
Does the 17mm help with Sigma?
Not so sure they would help Sigma. I just came back from my holiday where I was shooting exclusively with this lens. I actually bought it for this holiday. Now, after converting from RAW and analysing several K of photos, I can confirm that 17mm is a bit more problematic than it was with original 17-70.