Tag: Sigma 30/1.4

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The “old” Sigma 30mm f1.4 EX HSM should not be put on the scrap heap

I already tested the Sigma 30mm f1.4 EX HSM two years ago on a Canon EOS 40D. And precisely because a successor will soon be available for all (?) mounts and because the choice of products drastically changed, I would like to share my thoughts on the lens with you. It still is a highly ...

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Bokeh-overdose with the Sigma 30mm f1.4

Just recently, I came across some pictures that were shot wide open in daylight. The combination of bokeh and direct sunlight instantly fascinated me. I absolutely needed to simulate the effect. Taking photos in bright light with f1.4 is easier said than done. Even with the SD1, which can go as low as ISO100 and ...

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Comparison: Sigma DP2m vs Sigma SD1 & 30mm f1.4

Both the Sigma DP2m and SD1 are fine cameras which appeal to different target groups and which reach top forms under different conditions. The DP2m is a compact camera capable of astonishing image quality – the full format for the jacket pocket, so to speak. This compactness comes with disadvantages as well, lenses cannot be ...