Who would buy a 'Sigma' 12/2.8 Prime @ $399

Started Mar 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Who would buy a 'Sigma' 12/2.8 Prime @ $399

Tim200 wrote:

I would seriously consider it.  I need something wide with larger aperture for tight indoor video.  For photo, I get by ok with 14-45+flash.  Longer term, the 12-35 f2.8 will be the answer and I'm patiently saving for it.  An inexpensive sigma would be a nice filler until then.  I'd really like 12mm, but the 14 f2.5 is the fallback if nothing else comes along.  Will probably wait a few months to see.  The only other option I'm aware of is the slr magic 12mm, but would prefer something smaller w/auto focus.

Another possibility is a front-mounted 0.5x wide converter to the Panasonic 25mm f1.4. Has anyone tried this?

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