May 23 2011 - Photo Jottings

May 23 2011


Sigma 50mm F/1.4 HSM review.

The Sigma 50mm F/1.4 EX DG HSM lens was introduced a couple of years ago, along with a lot of media hype.  Sigma went all out and produced a fast standard prime lens which is optimized for center sharpness at F/1.4, (in my opinion) and it delivers the goods, as it is amazingly sharp in the centers at F/1.4, especially when used on a full frame camera.  This lens is big, heavy and expensive, much more so than other equivalent makes and models, including the Sony 50mm F/1.4.  If you want to see some comparisons between these two lenses, scroll down to the “bonus section” at the
bottom of the review page.

APS-C and landscape shooters be sure and read the conclusion, as I have some alternatives for you.

Check out the Sigma 50mm F/1.4 review.

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