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(based on 5 ratings)
Brand: Sigma
Located in: Sigma, 35mm SLR Lenses
Sigma 20mm f/1.8 EX Aspherical DG DF RF AutoFocus Super Wide Angle Lens with Hood for Nikon AF D Cameras
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Avg. Customer Rating:
 
4.8 stars
(based on 5 reviews)
100% of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:

Pros:
Durable(3), Fast / accurate auto-focus(4), Strong construction(5)
Cons:
Heavy(3)
Best Uses:
Landscape/scenery(3), Travel(5)
Describe Yourself:
Photo enthusiast(3)

[0 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

 
Top Shelf ,as expected.
By Mrs. S's little son Johnny.Verified Purchaser from Chicago, Illinois on 2/3/2010
Pros:
Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Quick Focus, Sharp Focus, Strong Construction
Best Uses:
Landscape/Scenery, Night Photography, Travel
Describe Yourself:
Photo Enthusiast
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Sigma Sigma 20mm f/1.8 EX Aspherical DG DF RF AutoFocus Super Wide Angle Lens with Hood for Nikon AF D Cameras:

This lens is one of "the thousand eyes" which the night has. (Thank you Bobby Vee or Vinton or whomever). It captures the emotion we all feel while experiencing cityscape or the "Starry, Starry Sky". (Thank you Elton John?) Need I say, broadens one's horisons?

 
Much Better Than Its Reputation!
By Big GVerified Purchaser from Cleveland, OH on 1/10/2010
Pros:
Durable, Rugged, Sharp Focus, Strong Construction
Cons:
Heavy
Best Uses:
Landscape/Scenery, Night Photography, Travel
Describe Yourself:
Photo Enthusiast

Comments about Sigma Sigma 20mm f/1.8 EX Aspherical DG DF RF AutoFocus Super Wide Angle Lens with Hood for Nikon AF D Cameras:

This lens is much maligned on listservs because of supposedly poor performance wide open. At 1.8, however, it is the only 20mm lens of this speed available. While it is a bit soft wide open, it is fine for my purposes. However, stopped down only to f2 or f2.2 my sample becomes extremely sharp. The minimum focus distance is also extremely close, providing near-macro, wide field capability.

[3 of 3 customers found this review helpful]

 
Another Sigma wide angle winner
By bill-eVerified Purchaser from Rindge, NH on 1/10/2010
Pros:
Close Focus, Consistent Output, Durable, Low Light, Portraits, Quick Focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
Cons:
Heavy
Best Uses:
Landscape/Scenery, Natural light, Portraits, Travel
Describe Yourself:
Photo Enthusiast
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Sigma Sigma 20mm f/1.8 EX Aspherical DG DF RF AutoFocus Super Wide Angle Lens with Hood for Nikon AF D Cameras:

This is another Sigma fast wide angle prime. I also own the 30mm and 50mm f1.4 and this has a very pleasing bokeh as well as just the right sharpness for portraits. I think the sharpness at 1.8, while not the razor sharp you'd want for a macro, is just the right sharpness for people. It is large and heavy and requires an 82mm filter but I don't consider those shortfalls, just artifacts of the design.

A nice feature is that it focuses down to 6.5" which is great for getting those in your face non-flattering shots :)

It doesn't have HSM but it focuses nice and fast on my D90.

I have never experienced focus problems with any of my six sigma lenses and would not hesitate to buy Sigma again.

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f1.8 1/60s, iso 1600, no flash

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
ULTRA WIDE ULTRA WISE
By JOHNVerified Purchaser from ARROYO GRANDE, CA on 3/26/2007
Pros:
Easily Accessible Controls, Easily Mounted, HIGH QUALITY, Strong Construction, VERY WELL MADE
Cons:
BIG FOR INTERNAL FLASH, Heavy
Describe Yourself:
Professional
Best Uses:
Landscapes, Photojournalism, Travel, Wildlife
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Sigma Sigma 20mm f/1.8 EX Aspherical DG DF RF AutoFocus Super Wide Angle Lens with Hood for Nikon AF D Cameras:

BARGAIN PRICE FOR A HIGH QUALITY FAST LENS. MANUAL ADJUSTMENT GETS THE MOST OUT OF IT.

 
Great for indoor architecture shoots!
By KodachromephotographerVerified Purchaser from Logan, UT on 2/5/2007
Pros:
Clear Glass, Easily Accessible Controls, Easily Mounted, Great for digital, Great with film cameras, Lightweight, Strong Construction
Best Uses:
Architecture, Photojournalism, Travel
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Sigma Sigma 20mm f/1.8 EX Aspherical DG DF RF AutoFocus Super Wide Angle Lens with Hood for Nikon AF D Cameras:

Very fast lens and great depth of field for wide angle photography purposes. With a digital 1.5x factor, it makes for a great photojournalism lens.

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