Sigma 30 1.4. Good or bad?

Started Jan 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Nectar D Or Regular Member • Posts: 222
Sigma 30 1.4. Good or bad?

Reading through most of what was written about the sigma 30 1.4 in the last few years one gets a very confusing picture. Some reputable reviewers give it mediocre marks (photozone.de, Thom Hogan), others like it better (the digital picture), many users love it, but again some had focus issues.

Many users, me included, would like to have a fast normal-for-aps-c prime and can't affort the 35 1.4L. Canon alternatives are not that appealing or modern.

I understand that with the sigma the border sharpness is so so, but I can compromise on that knowing that the borders would be out of focus anyways in many pictures. Other than that, is this lens as enjoyable as, say, my 85 1.8?

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