Sigma 12-24 first impressions

Started Dec 1, 2003 | Discussions thread
Ryan Li Senior Member • Posts: 1,338
Can't put a UV on?

Robert Sheldon wrote:

You can put a UV filter on it the same way you do for the 15-30.
You use the lens cap hood. This will only work for cameras such as
the 10D that have a 1.6X crop factor.

p5freak wrote:

No, you cant. There is no thread in there. It looks like one, but
it isnt.

Really? That is such a huge shame, I was thinking of getting that lens just so that I could use 15-24mm with a UV filter on at all times, aaagh. My 15-30mm has suffered (champagne!) in the past without a UV filter, and it's on my camera 80-90% of the time.

Hmm, I have to rethink my Christmas plans. perhaps I should buy the 12-24mm along with a cheapo 18-50mm DC for more "dangerous" situations (e.g. when there's a crowd with alcohol about, in parties). Or 15mm fisheye with a Canon 17-40mm L. Decisions!

I wonder if there is any way to fix a UV to the inside of the removable lens cap hood.

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