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

reviewer#4746 date: Jan-26-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
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:Canon 50mm f/1.8
price paid:
positive:Exceptionally sharp in the centre, even wide open.
Focuses pretty quick.
Comes with a decent case.
negative:Lens hood a bit tricky to attach, might just be me though.
Focus is a bit noisy.
62mm Filter size.
comment:This is a great lens. Leave it on the camera most of the time.

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
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania