D3200 and Sigma AF Zoom Master 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5

Posted: February 28, 2015 in b&w, D3200, digital, MANUAL FOCUS LENSES, PHOTOGRAPHY, Sigma AF Zoom Master 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5

Last week I received a Sigma AF Zoom Master 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5 Lens from the @bay, for only 11euro.My Plan was  to use it on my D3200 and Nikon F55 & F75.

Sigma AF 35 - 70mm f3.5 - 4.5 Nikon F

Sigma AF 35 – 70mm f3.5 – 4.5 Nikon F

Product Description

The Sigma 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5 offers a very useable range of focal-lengths in a compact, two-touch control package. The 35-70 incorporates multi-coated optics to reduce flare.

  •  Focal Length: 35-70mm
  • Aperture Maximum: f/3.5-4.5
  • Aperture Minimum: f/16-22
  • Camera Mount Type:  Nikon F
  • Format Compatibility: 35mm
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 1.5ft
  • Angle of View: 62-34°
  • Elements/Groups: 8/7
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Tripod Collar: No
  • Filter Thread: 52mm

The price was right because lens was in good working order and condition apart from the plastic cover on the focus scale window which was cracked with a small piece missing, although this does not affected the lens function.

Sigma AF 35 - 70mm f3.5 - 4.5 Nikon F

Sigma AF 35 – 70mm f3.5 – 4.5 Nikon F

The glass is clear and bright and the aperture works fine. It will not auto-focus on the digital cameras which do not have a drive pin such as the D40. So in my D3200 I can meter and I can have aperture control but no AF. Not bad! So I took it out for a test.

PeramaD3200 and Sigma AF Zoom Master 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5

D3200 and Sigma AF Zoom Master 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5

D3200 and Sigma AF Zoom Master 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5

D3200 and Sigma AF Zoom Master 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5

D3200 and Sigma AF Zoom Master 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5

I think it is OK ,not super sharp AF not yet tested not in film bodies. Overall good solid lens that will be fun to use.

See more results in my Flickr Album.

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Comments
  1. Jim Grey says:

    Looks like a competent lens. You never know about the Sigmas (or the Quantarays or the other off brands).

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  2. […] tried again my D3200 with the Sigma AF Zoom Master 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5 Lens that I had bought from the ebay, for only […]

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  3. […] decided to use my old Sigma AF Zoom Master 35-70mm reviewed in the past with D3200. I am quite Happy again with the results,  a reliable little lens […]

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