Who’s The Best Aftermarket Lens Maker?

I'm not talking about lenses from the camera manufacturers: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Pentax, etc. I'm talking about the other lens manufacturers like Sigma, Tamron, and Tokina… aftermarket lenses. Who's the best?

I've come to find that these off-brands offer up some great quality at a very nice price. I have three lenses, and two of them are Sigma. I love them, and I won't hesitate to buy another. Obviously I'm biased toward Sigma, but who do you think makes the best lenses from the big three?

Who's The Best Aftermarket Lens Maker?

Based on the results of this poll, it seems as though Sigma has a significant lead in the aftermarket lens business. It's no surprise, they make great products at a very high quality.

Be sure to check the results from last week's poll on “When's Your Favorite Time of Day to Shoot?” It turns out that evening is the favorite, followed by sunset. So if you're planning a photowalk in the near future, be sure to plan it for the end of the day.