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Sigma-85mm-f1-4-ex-dg-hsm.33019907
9.1 out of 10

Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

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Overall 10
10

Wow, what a beautiful piece of glass!

Uly, B&H Photo
1 week ago
  • Excerpt: This baby is sharp as a tac. I didn't know what I was missing. I tried it both on my 7D and my old Rebel, and it just makes even my little old Rebel sing with joy! Beautiful Bokeh, sharpness, etc. I use it to shoot portraits both animal and people, but I have also tried it in landscaping pictures. It just produces beautiful shots.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

Top Notch Lens

Timmy D, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Deep and rich colors, great manufacturing quality and great look. Does not always focus as quickly as I would like especially up close but otherwise is flawless.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 10
10

Is the worthy competitor of firm analogs.

aleks1964e, Ebay
7 March 2014
  • Summary: High-quality optimized for work with digital cameras a lens, ideal for portrait shooting and any genres. The lens of a professional series, very successful, at the expense of the price and given-out quality is the worthy competitor of firm analogs. Top-level color rendition, colors bright and juicy, even in the dark room.
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Overall 10
10

Nice Bargain

FotografiaMoreno, B&H Photo
3 March 2014
  • Excerpt: I was deciding between this and the 1.2 version of Canon. Glad I did it. Very sharp, warm, faster in the AF and a very good price. Very good construction, feels solid like a tank, much safer to work with specially at the time of switching lenses, better performance at low light which for me is a MUST, a bit lighter than the Canon's 1.2. Comparing the bokeh in 1.2 and this 1.4 beast, you can even tell the difference. This is a very good choice at a very good price.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction, Very good price
  • Cons: Nothing so far
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Overall 10
10

Love!

Jessica, B&H Photo
25 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Great lens for portrait photography. This lens will get a lot of use from me. Almost purchased the Canon 85 1.2, but read so many reviews about how fabulous this lens is that I had to give it a try. SO GLAD I did. It is tack sharp & super quick -- and SO much cheaper than the Canon.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

WOW, what a lens!

Amy, B&H Photo
22 February 2014
  • Excerpt: I had been searching for my next lens, and figured it was time to invest in an 85mm. I have always been interested in the 85mm L, however, I have heard many complaints about the slow focusing, and vowed not to invest in that level of expense until they came out with a new version that adjusted that issue.<br /><br />THEN I found the Simga 85mm f/1.4, much less expensive, and getting incredible reviews and comparisons to Canon's 85mm L. I have been suitably impressed.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy, Long focusing distance
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Overall 8
8.0

My go-to lens for people

David Ressler Photography, B&H Photo
7 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Bought this for portraits and it's exceeded my expectations. Focus is great in available light but does struggle in low light situations where timing could be an issue. I mainly use this as a studio lens so AF speed isn't a major concern. It's sharp in the center at 1.4 and tack sharp by 2.8 in the center. For studio portraits I have no regrets buying this over the Canon.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 10
10

A fantastic lens for the money

Chris Aram, Amazon
29 January 2014
Overall 10
10

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william greene, Amazon
24 January 2014
Overall 6
6.0

Decent for what it is...

Shawn D., B&H Photo
24 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I spent an extra #$ and got the L glass version of this. I just wasn't impressed and I wasn't impress with the images people have submitted with their reviews, but I took a chance. Most of everyone's image has a very noisy bokeh, as well as my own with this lens. Not good. Though if you're on a budget, this lens is good. Not great, but good enough.
  • Pros: Rugged
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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