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

reviewer#8515 date: Jan-12-2011
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 20/2.8
Minolta 85/1.4
Minolta 70-210/4
price paid:470 USD (new)
positive:Very sharp starting from f/1.7
Very nice bokeh
Very well built
negative:None
comment:If you need a pro all-around 50mm with big aperture for your FF, just get it. It's a bit heavy, but damned sharp and solidly built.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 59
  • sharpness: 4.76
  • color: 4.69
  • build: 4.66
  • distortion: 4.85
  • flare control: 4.61
  • overall: 4.72
Dyxum.com - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania