Sony 85SAM 2.8 versus Sigma 85 1.4
Marco Cinnirella wrote:
Have an opportunity to acquire a good condition used copy of the Sigma.
Already have the cheap plastic fantastic Sony.
Am wondering how much of an upgrade the Sigma will be? I know it's faster, so better in low light. I know the HSM motor should mean the Sigma focuses a lot faster than the Sony.
Can I expect better control of CA and PF with the Sigma? What about sharpness/resolution and contrast? The cheap Sony really is pretty darn sharp.
Any views welcome as i am not able to test drive the used lens before purchase. Thanks !
p..ss - don't suggest I get the Sony CZ - can't afford it !-- hide signature --
"When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence." Ansell Adams.
... is better than the Sony 85mm f/2.8 in every way that you have mentioned, especially magenta/green fringing and sharpness.
The only negative is the weight/size, however that is the price for all the improvements and glass elements included.
- Fujifilm X-T223.6%
- Nikon D50025.4%
- Nikon AF-S 105mm F1.4E8.2%
- Olympus M.Zuiko 12-100mm F47.5%
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-G857.2%
- Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art6.7%
- Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 Art5.1%
- Sony a63006.4%
- Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III3.7%
- Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V6.3%
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