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Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Canon Review

Looking to find more information regarding the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Canon? Read our latest review to learn more about the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Canon, its specifications, and if it’s a good camera lens for you. 

Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Canon Specifications

The Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Canon was first announced on 04/18/2013 with a Canon EF-S mount type. Below is a summary of this lenses specifications: 

Indicative Price: $799

Focal Range: 18-35

Aperture: F/ 1.8

Filter Diameter (millimeters): 72

Maximum Diameter (millimeters): 78

Number Of Lenses: 17

Length (millimeters): 121

AF Motor: HSM

Stabilization: None

Zoom Type: Ring

Tripod Mount: None

Colors Available: Black

Manual Focus: Yes

Weight (grams): 810

How Does The Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Canon Score? 

Below are the lens metric scores we’ve measured for this specific lens: 

  • Sharpness: 2.4/10
  • Transmission: 6.9/10
  • Vignetting: 6.4/10
  • Chromatic Aberration: 6.8/10
  • Distortion: 6.4/10

Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Canon Performance

Reviews for the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Canon typically feature praise (such as, “I love it!” or “great lens”) along with commentary on its weight (such as, “back pain now”) and durability (such as, “dont drop it”).

Reviewers are also happy with its price, image quality, sharpness, clarity, and bokeh. Some negative comments include some noise when zooming in or out (such as “loud zoom”), difficulties using filters due to it being a wide-angle lens (such as “I am forced to use a polarizing filter”), and that it doesn’t have autofocus on the macro setting.

Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Canon Pros and Cons

Below are some of the pros and cons regarding this lens. 

Pros: 

  • Can be used as a telephoto lens
  • Excellent low light sharpness, clarity and bokeh
  • This lens is built well for sharp results
  • Has a great price

Cons:

  • Does not have autofocus on macro setting