Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM
Announced Apr 18, 2013 •
Zoom lens | Canon EF, Nikon F (DX), Pentax KAF, Sigma SA Bayonet, Sony/Minolta Alpha DT
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Hello, I am looking to replace the kit lens for my D5300 with better glass (within the same zoom range as kit lens). I intend to use it as a general purpose travel lens. I mostly like shoot landscapes and some landscapes of people in foreground (to share on social networking). I usually don't like to change the lens as I do not have any specific purpose to do that. I just want to take better pictures to share online and may be couple of prints for my living room. So I just bought just the...
The Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 is lens I would like to use, because it is wide, fast, zoomable with constant aperture. Mostly for video making indoors with not ideal lighting. But it has no M43 mount version. So my question is what is the closest alternative for m43? Or would you use it with adapter? But how difficult would it be to focus manually? We are talking about filming moving people indoors (not in studio). Any other ideas? Is sigma planning to make this lens for m43? Is for example the...
Have anybody used this combo? How good is it for indoor event shooting without flash? How fast and precise is the autofocus? I love my "brick" but want something much better than the kit zoom: http://www.flickr.com/photos/alex_virt/sets/72157639014313554/ --www.gridenko.comhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/alex_virt/
I have the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 mounted on my Canon 7D, and what I have noticed when the lens is mounted, is that I can twist/wiggle the lens ever so slightly from side to side when it's fastened to the mount. And substantially more so than with my other lenses. It appears to be a bit "loose". The movement is minute, sure, but it's even more minute with my other lenses (a couple of Canons). Is this something I should worry about? My main concern is that this might add unneccessary stress or...