Kit lens vs Sigma 17-50

Started Jul 13, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Kit lens vs Sigma 17-50
Jul 13, 2014

I've been using my new Sigma 17-50 and can't really see any massive difference in image quality from the Nikon kit lens. I'd appreciate any thoughts on the samples below, as I really don't know whether to keep this lens or not!

I appreciate that it offers an extra 1mm at the wide end and is a brighter lens, but given the samples below I'm not blown away by this lens.

I'd appreciate any help in deciding what to do!

Sigma 1

Nikon Kit 1

Sigma 2

Nikon Kit 2

Random Sigma Example 1

Random Sigma Example 2

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