Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC A-mount lens review by Jamesb-59

reviewer#4520 date: Dec-11-2008
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
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 35/1.4 G
price paid:370 USD (new)
comment:I purchased this lens to match my A700 bodies as close to a 50/1.4 (film) lens as possible. Considered the Sony 35, but after ready Pop Photo review, decided it was the better deal. I will be keeping this one as long as I have an APS size body.

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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