Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Review

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July 9, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM.

Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM

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The Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM is a new professional standard zoom lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation, macro capabilities and fast and quite auto-focusing, the EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM is a lighter and more affordable alternative to the faster EF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM. Read our in-depth Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

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The Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM is a new wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM is a more affordable but still very capable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM

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The Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is a new wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is a more affordable but still very capable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM

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The Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM is a new moderate wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the plastic-bodied EF 35mm f/2 IS USM is a more affordable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

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The Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM is the fastest EF-S standard zoom lens. Is it just worth upgrading from a standard kit lens to the pricey EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8? We tested the Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM on the new EOS 700D / Rebel T5i to find out...

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

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The Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is the new kit lens for the EOS 700D / Rebel T5i. Is it just a throw-away lens that you should upgrade as soon as possible, or is it actually worth using? We've tested the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM on the EOS 700D / Rebel T5i to find out...

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

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The AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is a standard zoom lens that can be used with cropped DX Nikon DSLR cameras. Originally launched alongside the D90 and now bundled with the D7000 and D5100 DSLRs, read our Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Review to find out if it makes the ideal first lens.

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

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The Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is a superzoom lens for DX-format DSLR owners. Offering a 16.7x zoom ratio and a 27-450mm equivalent focal range, can this £679.00 / $996.95 lens really cover all the bases? Read our in-depth Nikon 18-300mm lens review to find put...

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f1.8G

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The AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f1.8G is an affordable prime lens for Nikon DX DSLR cameras. Providing an equivalent focal length of 52.5mm, this Nikon lens mimics our everyday view of the world, replicating the standard prime lens that was popular back in the days of 35mm film photography. Competitively priced at £199 / $199 / €243, Zoltan Arva-Toth finds out if the AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f1.8G deserves a place in every Nikon shooter's camera bag...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor DX 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

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The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 10-24mm f/4G ED VR is an ultra-wide angle lens for DX-format digital SLR cameras. This affordable lens provides a focal range of 15-36mm, offers quiet and fast auto-focusing, and is housed in a compact and lightweight body. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 10-24mm f/4G ED VR review complete with full-size sample images.

Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM

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The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM is a moderate wide-angle lens in the full-frame format, or a fast standard prime when mounted on an APS-C body. The 35mm f/1.4 features 13 optical elements in seven groups with one aspherical lens element and a HSM focusing system which provides quiet, smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for £799 / $899, read our expert Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM review to find out if it's a worthy alternative to the Canon, Nikon and Sony equivalents.

Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD

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The Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD is a fast standard zoom lens for Nikon and Canon full-frame DSLR shooters. Crucially offering built-in image stabilisation, something that the Big Two don't offer, the Tamron 24-70mm is also weather-sealed and cheaper. Read our Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD review to find out if it's the best standard zoom for full-frame users.

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