Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC A-mount lens review by Andy92

reviewer#10648 date: Nov-4-2012
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
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:-Minolta 35 1.4
-Sony - AF 35 F1.4 G
-Minolta - AF 35 F2
price paid:300 USD(used)
+build quality
+good wight(not so heavy, but not so light)
+great BOKEH!!!
1nice colors
negative:-no HMS(why?!)
-accuracy of AF in so shallow DOF(f/1.4 - f/2.8)
-no AF/MF switch
-noisy AF
-not so sharp below f/2

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 50
  • sharpness: 4.61
  • color: 4.68
  • build: 4.52
  • distortion: 4.56
  • flare control: 4.52
  • overall: 4.58 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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