Every APSC mount gets the new Sigma 1.8 zoom except us?

Started Apr 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Henry: perhaps this might surprise you, but...

dpyy wrote:

EinsteinsGhost wrote:

Why would anybody prefer carrying a 810g, 122mm long, 79mm wide lens when they could just carry 19mm f/2.8 (140g) and 35mm f/1.8 OSS (155g) primes, and likely at a fraction of the price.

I would rather see a 20mm f/1.8 from Sigma with IQ strides ahead of the old 20/1.8.

Why would you need a zoom by that logic? Because what about all the FL between 19 and 35?

Shoot with the 19mm and crop.

Obviously it is less convenient, but do you really want to pay hundreds of dollars for convenience ?

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