alternative to 18-70mm DX (kit lens)

Started Jan 18, 2005 | Discussions thread
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Comparisons on the Sigma based on MTF charts
In reply to John Chung, Jan 21, 2005

I didn't see the charts on the 17-55 f2.8 Nikon but I did some quickie comparisons of the Sigma 18-50 to some other wide lenses. Quite impressive.

John Chung wrote:

Would you consider Sigma 18-50 f2.8? I have Nikon 17-55 f2.8 and
the kit lens as well. The kit lens is very, very good. It's just
that 17-55 is so much better - and bigger :-). I read Sigma 18-50
is a good performer and is under $500 at B&H.
But if it is a paying job, why don't you go for the real thing?

Best regards,


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Marabou Muddler

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