Real Good Glass

Started Feb 25, 2012 | User reviews thread
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Leoshin
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Real Good Glass

Very much also it is very quite good. I don't have HG&SHG series lenses, therefore can compare only to a series the standard. It is made well. A matte rough covering which in photos looks as metal, actually plastic. It is spoiled, but it is not critical. (I managed a lens 2008г sales and it looks normally) Blenda is big.

The image:
It was pleasant to me. The balance white a little gets off at flash use. I have a hammered temperature on 5600К and so withdraws in warm colors a little. But it is not enough.
The sharp.
at 1.4 is softy. At minimum DOF - it is difficult to pick up a plot.
at 1.6:
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_h3x9MXpDRLY/TSq4bC_y_1I/AAAAAAAASws/VG68RCeawTI/s640/P1093882.jpg
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_h3x9MXpDRLY/TT0uNLY8MTI/AAAAAAAATQ0/Qz6CBvvh1NY/s720/P1234575.jpg
at 1.8:
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_h3x9MXpDRLY/TT0tYRlAnhI/AAAAAAAATO0/qvKpUFOUrhk/P1234604.jpg
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_h3x9MXpDRLY/TTk_Ool7FYI/AAAAAAAATKk/3myLjrjFAs4/s800/P1204517.jpg
at 2.0:
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_h3x9MXpDRLY/TS60KOXLUVI/AAAAAAAAS9c/ccbipYCgXUA/s800/P1124055.jpg
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_h3x9MXpDRLY/TT0uSmjdlHI/AAAAAAAATRM/FeGnduwfeA8/s640/P1234589.jpg
at 2.2:
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_h3x9MXpDRLY/TT_fWe2KczI/AAAAAAAATTs/MW0ECEx6Hho/s800/P1254774.jpg
at 10.0:
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_h3x9MXpDRLY/TT0swlZjJrI/AAAAAAAATNg/RhkToM9mVNY/P1234621.jpg
SIGMA on 2.0 is sharper than a pancake on 2.8. Subjectively, certainly.
Speed of focusing: it is difficult to tell. A little slow, loves light.
However, I on Е-500 have the oldest module of an auto focus. Most likely, I have easy backfocus, but has decided not to worry. It has conveniently appeared that the focusing ring mechanic is connected with the block of lenses. Conveniently after a shot - to "curtail" on infinity what to be guided once again.

Nearest "contender" a pancake - it cool - but 2.8, and Leica - but it costs used in 2,5-3 times more expensively, than sigma. I couldn't allow myself it.
For a family album - it is very good.

 Leoshin's gear list:Leoshin's gear list
Fujifilm FinePix X100 Olympus E-3 Olympus E-500 Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm 1:4.0-5.6 +2 more
Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM
Prime lens • Canon EF-S, Four Thirds, Nikon F (DX), Pentax KAF, Sigma SA Bayonet, Sony/Minolta Alpha
Announced: Feb 14, 2005
Leoshin's score
4.5
Average community score
4.2
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