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

reviewer#5246 date: Apr-16-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 4.4
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:Sony 50/1.4
Sigma 17-70/2.8-4.5
price paid:310 USD (used)
positive:Very sharp at f/2.8
Low distortion (like for wide angle lens)
negative:Can't use front filters
Big sun flare, but sometimes it makes great photos.
AF sometimes set focus wrong.
comment:Very good quality lens. Nice look - rounded front glass. My copy sharpness at f/2.8 is like Sony 50/1.4 at f/2.

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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