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

reviewer#3845 date: Jul-12-2008
sharpness: 3.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 3.9
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 used to own this lens
compared to:sony 50 1.5
price paid:370 (new)
positive:compact, f1.4
negative:not very sharp unless stepped down to 3.0
comment:i used to own this lens, i have the sony 1.4 and compared to it, it has to be stepped down a lot to match the sharpness.

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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