Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM A-mount lens review by jakubh70

reviewer#16280 date: Jun-26-2015
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sony 1,4/50, Tamron SP AF 2,5/90
price paid:500EUR (used)
positive:Excellent picture quality, HSM motor, great build
negative:It's very sharp so if you like soft portraits, you have to soften image in post-processing
comment:It's simply modern portrait lens delivering excellent picture quality with punchy warm colour and incredible detail

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 14
  • sharpness: 4.82
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.36
  • distortion: 4.93
  • flare control: 4.64
  • overall: 4.75 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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