Sigma 14mm F2.8 EX Aspherical A-mount lens review by zdenek.falar

reviewer#3594 date: May-14-2008
sharpness: 3.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 3
flare control: 3
overall: 3.5
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:M-AF 2,8/20mm on FF
price paid:18k CZK
positive:no vigneting on cameras with crop factor 1,5
may use 82mm filters with special adaptor on cameras with crop factor 1,5
negative:vigneting on full frame cameras
only rear gelatine filters on full frame cameras
high distorsion on full frame cameras
short running of manual focusing ring (~60°)
comment:D7 and A700 detect f = 15mm

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 14
  • sharpness: 4.11
  • color: 4.36
  • build: 4.79
  • distortion: 3.93
  • flare control: 2.79
  • overall: 3.99 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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