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 Post subject: Sigma 12-24mm II?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:09 am 
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It has been more than five years since Thomas' excellent review of the predecessor of this lens. User reviews on Amazon indicate that the II is a significant improvement. I just realized, today, that this lens is suitable for full-frame cameras, not just cropped-frame, and that the II version is splash-resistant. This makes this lens a contender for an ultra-wide lens on a 1.3x-crop 1D-series camera.

I would like to learn more, please, from any members of this forum who have experience with the II version. Thanks! :)

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 Post subject: Re: Sigma 12-24mm II?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 12:10 am 
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I just stumbled upon a quite favorable review at Photozone, though it was reviewed using a 1.6x-crop Canon. My main interest is how well it does on 1.3x-crop and full-frame cameras. My Canon EF-S 10-22mm is doing a very good job for me on a 7D, though the Sigma's splash-resistance would make it potentially useful on a 7D, too, as Canon EF-S lenses are not spec'ed as having any weather-resistance.

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