Tag: 30/1.4 ART


More Black-and-White Photos!

Again, I was on the road late afternoon and evening, but this time I took the SD1 Merrill with me instead of the two DPMs. The lens of my choice was the 30mm f/1.4 Art, which practically replaced my darling EX. I have edited the high-ISO shots again according to the here described method. In ...


Battle of the 30s: Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX vs 30mm f/1.4 ART PART2

I must confess that I like the act of taking pictures a considerable amount more than drawing comparisons afterwards. This is why so much time has passed since the last Bokeh-comparison between the ART and the EX HSM. A month later, I could finally get myself to begin searching for suitable motifs equipped with my ...


Sigma 30mm f/1.4 ART Hands on!

You have read correctly! I had the opportunity to test Sigma’s fast APSC fixed focal length, the 30mm f/1.4 ART. It is too early to draw any conclusions, except that the new finish actually looks as valuable as initially seen on product images and also feels accordingly. Zeiss-like, if you ask me. The surface is ...