NEX3/5/5n + Sigma 30mm f/1.4

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meanwhile
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NEX3/5/5n + Sigma 30mm f/1.4
Nov 17, 2011

Anyone using this combo? How's it working out for you?

(I know it's sounds like a weird, unbalanced, Frankenstein-type setup, but ...)

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lukias
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Re: NEX3/5/5n + Sigma 30mm f/1.4
In reply to meanwhile, Nov 17, 2011

Was my go-to lens on a recent trip to Thailand.. the predominant choice when I shot a wedding there aswell... on the 5N that is. (Yes I shot a wedding with the 5N and manual glass and apart from looking really unprofessional everything went really well!)

PS That Sigma is a really nice little(Sony version is smaller because of non HSM) lens and tak sharp at 1.4 quite the bargain imo.

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In reply to lukias, Nov 17, 2011

What kind of adapter you need to connect this Sigma to the Nex? A Sony adapter?

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Re: NEX3/5/5n + Sigma 30mm f/1.4
In reply to Billy SP, Nov 17, 2011

Billy SP wrote:

What kind of adapter you need to connect this Sigma to the Nex? A Sony adapter?

Depends on which mount of the Sigma lens you have.

A note about the Sigma. Very sharp in the center of the frame, even good wide open. It is a great people lens, I loved mine when shooting weddings.

What it is not good for are corners. The corners never get sharp on APS-C sized sensor. This is a non issue if you shoot more central subjects, etc.

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