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Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC /HSM
7.9 out of 10

Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC /HSM

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC /HSM

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Overall 6
6.0

Nice lens. Light. Quiet but

Julie, B&H Photo
27 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Good for low light but with high contrast or bright areas the chromatic aberration is awful. Purple!!!!
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent.

C. Stone, Amazon
21 May 2013
  • Summary: Since I purchased this lens, it has been on my Canon 7D 90% of the time. In that time, I've noticed that wide open, it's definitely not tack sharp. A lot of the time it's no where NEAR sharp.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Adorama
11 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I love everything about this lens except the focus. The build quality is great. I love the size and weight of the lens on my Canon 7D. The Bokeh is very smooth. But, the deal killer is inconsistent focus....even manual focus.
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Overall 6
6.0

OK lens after calibration

no, Amazon
18 January 2013
  • Summary: Some points I want to share with those who are planning to purchase the lens for a Nikon body: 1. Both lens I received have autofocus issue in the VF mode and both generate soft images. 2.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice lens (if you are lucky enough)

Marco A. Ibanez, Amazon
4 May 2012
  • Summary: This is not and L lens, but it is pretty good for the money. I was looking for a prime lens for my crop sensor DSLR equivalent to a 50mm on a full frame camera, this Sigma lens was the perfect combination of price, quality and aperture (open wide at f1.4 you will get awesome bokeh).
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Overall 6
6.0

Very good len except auto-focus issue

Victor Lee, Amazon
27 March 2012
  • Summary: The lens really produce a great image especially in low light. The quality of the picture is very high and the price is very cheap with this level of aperture (f/1.4). The 30mm is the best distance to take person or small group pictures during dinner when the light is very dim (which we do most of...
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Adorama
4 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Don't know if I had a bad copy but the lens always wanted to be at f1.4 even with flash, even in bright daylight. I though it was my camera's metering system but all my other lenses worked fine. The bad part is my copy was horrible wide open.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Ezio, Adorama
6 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Very well built, and it's the only affordable f/1.4 lens for APS-C cameras. Wide open it's very soft, somewhat "dreamy" (fine for portraits though), and the corners remain a bit soft at all apertures. The centre and most of the frame are very very sharp starting from f/2.8.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Ezio, Adorama
5 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Very well built, and it's the only affordable f/1.4 lens for APS-C cameras. Wide open it's very soft, somewhat "dreamy" (fine for portraits though), and the corners remain a bit soft at all apertures. The centre and most of the frame are very very sharp starting from f/2.8.
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Overall 6
6.0

Excellent optics when it worked

R. Krause, Amazon
1 May 2010
  • Summary: I just requested a return from Amazon for this lens. As always, Amazon rocks. Here's my two day experience with it attached to my Canon T1i: I bought this lens wanting more light/speed and a more natural focal length compared to my Canon 50mm 1.8 (cropped sensor).
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