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

reviewer#4799 date: Feb-3-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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:Rokkor 58mm 1:1.4
price paid:390 EUR (new)
positive:Wide aperture
Nice standard prime
comment:A very nice prime lense that stays 80% of the time on my A700.
Very practical in low lights situations. Having such a prime is also valuable to take shots very quickly and offers a light setup. Something like a must have for APS-C sensors. I like this one as much as my old Rokkor on my X300.

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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