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Sigma 17

Sigma 17
alaAverage 4.6

11 reviews

Jun, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Sigma 17. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. People are impressed by the price.


On average, users rate this product 91/100.

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Amazing, not much more to say


Top quality lens, really nice for taking close up images, do not hesitate to get this, loving it so far.

Jan, 2016

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Great value, sharp, and well built!


Anyone looking for a solid zoom lens in the 17-55mm range has probably had their eyes on this lens, and I'm happy to say it's fantastic. It's very well built, focuses fast, and is very sharp. I use it on a Nikon D5000 and the first thing I noticed was...

Jul, 2015

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Great Lens


Great lens for low light situations. Sharp images and very good build quality. Good upgrade for kit lens.

Apr, 2015

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WOW!! Awesome lens!


I was looking for a good day and night travel and walk around lens with a wide angle view to use with my Nikon D7100 and found the perfect combination with this lens.. I love this lens! Its fast, super sharp and works flawlessly with the D7100, I...

Jul, 2014

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Excellent value.


I purchased the lens to provide a wider angle for landscapes. I have only used it one weekend and did all of my shooting hand held. So far I am very satisfied with the results and am anxious to see how it will perform using a tripod and mirror lock up...

Dec, 2013

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Great low light lens at a reasonable cost.


I am an enthusiast who enjoys taking pictures of the family. I did some research on a low light lens and found great reviews on this lens. The Nikon version is out of my price point so it was either Tamron or Sigma. I have not been disappointed with my...

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications

Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC MACRO HSM lens. It can be used with wide variety of subjects and it is an ideal large aperture standard zoom lens for digital SLR cameras featuring APS-C size image sensor. This lens has a minimum focusing distance of 7.9.. (20cm) throughout the entire zoom range. Maximum magnification of 1:2.3 enables close-up photography like a macro lens. The new lens design and multi layer lens coating reduce flare and ghosting, which is a common problem with digital cameras. A Special Low Dispersion (SLD) lens and two aspherical lens elements provide excellent correction for all types of aberrations and produce a high level of optical performance throughout the entire zoom range. This lens offers a large aperture of F2.8 at 17mm wide angle and yet it is compact, with an overall length of 82.5mm (3.2..) and diameter 79mm (3.1..). It performs superbly even in relatively low light conditions indoors or at dusk. The lens design incorporates an inner focusing system, which ensures fast AF speed as well as prevents the front of the lens rotating, making it particularly suitable for use with circular polarizing filters and petal shaped lens hoods. This lens is also equipped with Zoom Lock Switch that eliminates ..Zoom Creep.. during transportation. Enjoy all the benefits of this Sigma lens, plus you get all of the following brand new items: (1)5 Year Lens Extended Warranty (this extended warranty service plan gives you the highest level of customer service, savings, and peace of mind, letting you rest assured in the event your product needs repair) (2)Opteka High Definition² 3 Piece Filter Kit - Ultra-Violet, Polarizing and Fluorescent Filters (3)Opteka Professional Tabletop Tripod (4)Opteka 5 Piece Camera & Lens Cleaning Kit (5)LCD Screen Protectors


Color of product:Black

Lens System

Closest Focusing Distance:10.6 / 19.7 / 7.87
Diagonal angle of view (max):103.7 / 75.4
Maximum aperture number:22
Minimum aperture number:F22
Number of diaphragm blades:8 / 9

Other Features

Magnification:1:2.9 / 1:3 / 1:4.5

Weight & Dimensions

Diameter:2.91 / 3.29
Filter size:2.44 / 3.03
Length:3.25 / 3.39 / 3.49
Weight:17.3 / 17.6 / 19.8