Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM A-mount lens review by livinginparadise

reviewer#10647 date: Nov-4-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
overall: 4.2
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 50/1.7
Minolta 35-105
Tamron 28-75
price paid:
positive:Fast, acurate focusing
Very nice bokeh
negative:colour fringing (usually green) in high contrast situation
comment:A very nice lens.

Very nice bokeh

Very fast, accurate focus - focusses reasonably accurately at a child's face which is close to you and quickly moving toward you

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 60
  • sharpness: 4.74
  • color: 4.68
  • build: 4.63
  • distortion: 4.83
  • flare control: 4.60
  • overall: 4.70 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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