Tag: Sigma 50mm f1.4 ART

Contrasts in the studio (with the SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens)

In principle, shooting outdoor is the most beautiful thing for me. I stroll through the wilds of nature, explore forests and meadows and keep looking for water drops on leaves and little bugs on blossoms. Also in town I enjoy walking outside and looking for details that are hidden to most other people. For my ...

Sometimes staying inside feels just better…

Autumn has finally arrived: the chilly wind, some rain every now and then, and days that become shorter and shorter. Of course, enjoying this season equipped with rubber boots, a rain-check and a cap can be nice, as I showed to you on my last two photo walks. Sometimes, however, sitting at the window sill ...

A lens review of SIGMA’s Art giants The SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM and the SIGMA 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM

You’ve surely noticed how much we love the great lenses of the Art series: the SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 and the SIGMA 50mm f/1.4. In today’s article you will find images comparing both lenses and showing the same subjects shot under the same technical and lighting conditions. The focus in the pictures concerns the level of ...

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Photowalk with my Canon EOS 5D Mark III and the SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art

Hey guys, Today it was time again to grab my camera in spite of the cold weather and dedicate myself to one of my absolutely favorite pastimes. Of course, I’m talking about a photo walk. The 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art is a lens that’s being discussed a lot, both on fotogenerell and in all ...

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A photo walk in the evening with the 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens

This afternoon I got hold of the 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens and of course I had to test it right away! After some arrangements I could finally start off, install the lens on my camera and go on a tour with it. The last few times I was always out in the ...

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Taking photos of flowers is everything but easy

One should think that, due to their beauty, flowers would be the perfect motif. However, it is precisely because of their beauty, so easily visible even to the untrained eye, that I have always considered taking pictures of them to be rather difficult. The main challenge is not taking a picture and showing them how ...

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Another photo walk with the Sigma 50mm f1.4mm Art

Having bought a new lens, I did what many photographers do, I used my first photo walk with the 50/1.4 Art mainly for taking test shots and familiarizing myself with the lens. Most of the pictures I took at wide open aperture, for two reasons: first, because such photos are the easiest way to determine ...

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815g of brute imaging force: my Sigma 50mm f1.4 has arrived!

As a Sigma DP owner one is well-acquainted with the extraordinary image quality of the fixed/ non-changeable DP lenses and appreciates them very much. However, one does wonder from time to time whether there is something better, or if there are lenses that can match this degree of sharpness while also sporting wider apertures. Well, ...

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Sigma 50mm f1.4 Art Link Collection: Reviews, Samples, Videos

Exactly one month has passed since the first in-depth review of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art appeared. Commonly, there are not a whole lot of reviews in such a short amount of time that would justify a post of collected links. But the 50mm Art is not a common lens. Unlike any other lens before, ...

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Sigma 50mm f1.4 Art: RRP, Samples, Reviews and more

Finally, we know how much the Otus-killer will cost and when it will be available. According to Sigma, the 50mm f1.4 Art is supposed to be available in Germany starting in May, with a recommended retail price of €999. Remember: during the CES in January many people within the photography community thought that Sigma was ...