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

reviewer#8197 date: Nov-6-2010
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
overall: 4.6
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:minolta 20 2,8 24 2,8 28 2,8
sigma 28 1,8
sony 18-55
price paid:400 eur
fast aperture
close focusing
buid quality
Low distortion rectilinear
comment:Very very good performance on apsc.
The sharpness is very good at 2,8 in center and outstanding from f5,6 and on.It doesn't suffer of diffraction untill f18.
Distortion is very very well conrolled on apsc.
buid quality is excellent.
Flare control is poor.

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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