5N + Sigma 30mm = terrific social camera.

Started Apr 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
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DtEW OP Senior Member • Posts: 2,362
Re: Sigma 30mm or Sony 16mm?

Yeah, seriously old thread. I've since canned all of my photos on DPR. But I'll re-link to my Flickr.

But these days, I believe the SEL35F18 (and the SEL50F18) is the hot setup for social photography. I've gotten some amazing stuff with the SEL50F18 that even as too-long as it is, it's what I take now for social photography. I will acquire the SEL35F18 soon and confirm, but I think people have already confirmed what a great low-light lens it is.

But the Sigma 30mm EX DN is still terrific, just no longer the preferred setup for this specific application.

Olufe, Oakland, CA.  30mm f/2.8 1/40s ISO3200.

Olufe, Oakland, CA.  30mm f/3.2 1/60s ISO400.

Cafe Van Kleef, Oakland, CA.  30mm f/2.8 1/60s ISO2000.

Cafe Van Kleef, Oakland, CA.  30mm f/3.2 1/20s ISO3200.

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