Portraits with M6II

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Miguel-C
Miguel-C Senior Member • Posts: 2,147
Re: Portraits with M6II
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Mongrel wrote:

Miguel-C wrote:

I love your work and I agree, the lens selection for this mount is just fantastic for portraits. I do prefer the sigma 30mm over the 32mm, but hey, more options.

Would love to hear your thoughts on the Sigma 30mm vs the Canon 32mm sometime Miguel. The Canon is usually touted as the M mount “L” lens. But currently runs about $200 more than the Sigma (I believe?).

I have been admiring your work with the M6 in other threads for quite some time now.

I appreciate it, I have an m5 though. Could you be confusing me with someone else?

If you want the ultimate sharpness the 32mm is the way to go. It is very "L" like indeed. I find it's rendering of the out of focus areas a bit harsher due to its ultra sharpness even at 1.4 and that is common with their new 50mm f1.2 where it produces sharp bokeh balls.

The sigma isn't as sharp, by a tad, but it's background rendering is smoother. Everything just melts away and the bokeh is rounder. I believe both of them have fringing wide open, the sigma certainly has.

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