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8.6 out of 10

Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

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Overall 10
10

Great

michaelr5983, Ebay
12 March 2014
  • Summary: So far So good. Ive had it for a few weeks now and love it. takes great photo's. Just a bit heavy, but no complaints a bout it. I like the weight.
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Overall 4
4.0

Its not all about the DOF

Edward Weston, Amazon
19 February 2014
  • Summary: This lens in THEORY is amazing. But in practice its just didn't live up. The lens had focus issues. It wasn't me. I'm no noob to the world of cameras and autofocus too. My other lenses focus just fine and I'm not a Nikon fan boy, I usually look for the best lens at the best price. Ended up returning the lens.
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Overall 8
8.0

Never leaves my Nikon D7000

Dominique, Amazon
25 January 2014
  • Summary: This is one of my (no scratch - my only) favorite lens at this time; Well, until I pick up the sigma 30 / 35 mm ART F 1.4 that is. This lens is a keeper. Solid focus at f 2 - 2.5 where sharpness is king. Lower f stops brings out all that super sliky bokeh that you love. I will say this, speed performance can be iffy at times as I have found that sometimes the lens can get confuse when you use Auto Focus. I am usually in manual these days so it doesn't affect me as much.
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Overall 10
10

Great Bokeh!

Michael Bradley "BokehSharp dot com", Amazon
16 January 2014
  • Summary: This lens really lets you do 2 great things! 1: Great Bokeh! You can really isolate your subject from the back ground when at f/1.4, your depth of field is so shallow, I have had a girls nose perfectly focused and her eyes out of focus, lol. just make sure you focus on your area of interest when at f/1.4, step it down to f/2 and you are golden for isolating people Here is a shot where I walked up to the model to push this lens: [...
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Overall 10
10

Sold my Nikon 50mm 1.4G for this

Michael Mendonca, Amazon
9 January 2014
  • Summary: I've shot with a bunch of different 50mm, mostly Nikon. I actually sold my Nikon 50mm 1.4G and replaced it with this and I'm so glad i did. The way this lens renders bokeh is different than the Nikon lens. It gives a nice character to the picture. The AF on this lens is hands down faster then the Nikon 50mm 1.4g. At the same time the Sigma is bigger, heaver, and the glass is more exposed, BUT it is completely worth it.
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Overall 10
10

Lens for Bokeh

DaSwede, buydig.com
8 January 2014
  • Summary: I use it to take beautiful photos with lots of depth of field, 'bokeh'. Excellent image quality, easy to use. It's more expensive than some other comparable lenses.
  • Pros: Plenty Of 'bokeh'
  • Cons: Price
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Overall 10
10

I love it!

fergarabato78, Ebay
9 December 2013
  • Summary: This is my favorite lens. All my photos looks professional now! :) Maybe is a little bit heavy but at the same time gives me more precision and stability in my hand.
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Overall 10
10

Great features, but very heavy!

Belan, Amazon
7 December 2013
Overall 10
10

Love the size of this lense...

Abs, Amazon
6 December 2013
  • Summary: I love this lens. There is a lot of technical review of this lens, so I'm not going to get into that. I'm just going to speak to the size. Frankly, I expected something huge and heavy based on others reviews, but really this lens is well sized and a good weight in my opinion. It's of course much larger than the Nikon 1.8 and 1.4 50mm lenses, but I feel the size and weight of the Sigma are a perfect compliment to my D7100 body weight and it all balances well together.
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Overall 8
8.0

2nd time lucky

Neil Smith, Amazon
25 November 2013
  • Summary: I had read about the possibility of focussing problems with this lens so I ordered two and prepared to test on my 60D. Both lenses had significant front focussing problems from 1.4 to 2.8 after that everything was fine. Tested using two chess pieces and focussing on the rear piece. Distance between the two was about 2cm and the focus was unfortunately always on the front piece instead of the rear one. I sent both lenses back and waited for the replacement order.
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