Sigma 28mm F1.8 Aspherical High-Speed A-mount lens review by pjdb

reviewer#33745 date: Jan-2-2017
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 50mm f1.4
Samyang 85mm f1.4
Sigma 70-200 f2.8
Tokina 28-70 f2.8
price paid:EUR 135 (as new)
positive:Fast
Lightweight
Sharp
Light distortion
negative:Flare control
comment:Honestly, I was not expecting this sharpness and speed when focusing. I was very pleasantly surprised. I recommend this lens without hesitation. In FF it is a wide focal, and with that opening it is a good ally for nocturnes; In APSC, 28mm are more than enough for a good portrait with atmosphere.

A sample at f1.8 here: https://500px.com/photo/185359725/urban-autumn-portrait-by-javier-díaz-barrera



(Sorry for my English)

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 5
  • sharpness: 4.80
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 5.00
  • distortion: 4.40
  • flare control: 3.40
  • overall: 4.52
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