Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM

Announced Sep 17, 2012 •
Prime lens | Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF3, Sigma SA Bayonet, Sony/Minolta Alpha
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The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM is a truly excellent lens, that performs as well in the field as its superb lab test results suggest. With fast silent focusing and solid build, its lower price makes it a compelling alternative to the camera manufacturers' equivalents if you don't need weather-sealing.

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Gold Award
89%
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Good for

Photographers looking for a top-notch, fast 35mm autofocus prime without breaking the bank.

Not so good for

Anyone who shoots a lot in damp or dusty conditions.

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Review of Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM "A"
By: SLR Gear

Sigma's produced an excellent lens in the 35mm ƒ/1.4 DG HSM, with comparatively great performance at the ƒ/1.4 aperture setting, where the lens will no doubt be used for the majority of the time. There's a lot to like here: great results for sharpness, low chromatic aberration, and low distortion. There is some significant corner shading when used wide open, but coupled with the corner softness...

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