Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM A-mount lens review by Dave18

reviewer#8840 date: Mar-28-2011
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:Takumar SMC 50mm 1.4
tokina 19-35
min 28-135 f4-4.5
price paid:298GBP new
positive:very sharp lens wide open
negative:only goes to f16
comment:Ultra sharp quality lens, it you need to have the best 50mm prime look no further, Takumar is now up for sale

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 61
  • sharpness: 4.75
  • color: 4.67
  • build: 4.64
  • distortion: 4.82
  • flare control: 4.59
  • overall: 4.69 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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