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Keywords: Sigma Canon Nikon Sony Mid Prime 35mm HSM Tested


sickheadache

Registered: April 2015
Posts: 2
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM "A" review by sickheadache
Review Date: 4/14/2015 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $800.00| Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Sharp as Sharp
Cons: NONE

Ever so often someone get's it right. Sigma Did. And it didn't cost $4,000 Grand!


Sigma along with their 35MM Art...Got it right. I was extremely impressed with Picture quality and performance with this Sigma 50mm 1.4 Art. It is a heavy Lens, it is Longer than any other 50mm..Other than the Otus 55.


The Construction Quality as with the 35mm Art is Superb.


Image Quality on my Nikon D810 ..Excellent! If you are using this lens on a Canon...remember you have old dusty Canon Sensors that cannot keep up with Sony's Sensors. lol


Excellent Lens. Very Quite AF. Never heard it. Heavy Long Lens...that felt Great with my D810 and Battery Grip.


I highly Recommend this Sigma 50mm 1.4 Art Lens. It is one of the best Lenses I have ever used.
Prime Minister

Registered: May 2011
Posts: 35
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM "A" review by Prime Minister
Review Date: 6/9/2014 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: None indicated| Rating: 6 

 
Pros: Wide aperture, super sharp, fast autofocus, good build quality
Cons: Behemoth

This is one sharp and contrasty lens! Even wide open the central portion of the image is totally usable. Stop the lens down to f/2 and most of the frame is super sharp. From f/2.8 it's tack sharp from corner to corner. Colour and contrast are excellent too. There's really nothing more to say about the image quality of this lens, it's just excellent.


The build quality seems to be very good. Everything feels sturdy and works smoothly. Autofocus is fast, silent and accurate.


All in all an excellent performer. Unfortunately it's extremely big and heavy for a 50mm lens. It's not a standard lens I like to carry with me. Also, I find the 50mm field of view not very exciting and often not wide enough.


If you are willing to carry this behemoth and if you like the 50mm field of view, there's nothing out there at the moment that beats it. Be sure to check the specifications, you might also need to buy a bigger camera bag.


 






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