Corrected the phenomenon that the AF operation of focus points in peripheral areas stops very occasionally with the Sony a6300 camera. This is common with fast lenses as the lower aperture light tends to come to focus in front of the later aperture light becuse of spherical abberation (google will help you find a better explantion). In stills terms, though, there's little real-world difference between the Sigma's 45mm equivalent view and the 52.5mm equivalent of the Sony. The Sigma 65mm F2 DG DN is for the photographer who wants a focal length that falls squarely between 50mm and 85mm. This lens combines a compact design and comfortable operation while prioritizing outstanding image quality. The Optical quality of the lens - best. The bottom and right edges look absolutely awful. As a Micro Four Thirds lens, it is one of only several current autofocus F1.4 prime lenses available, with its closest competitor being the Panasonic Leica Summilux DG 25mm F1.4. Very attractive option. The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DN DC Contemporary was announced in February 2016, and sits atop Sigma's line of DN mirrorless lenses, with a two-stop advantage over their previous 30mm F2.8 offering. Followed directions in the manual. Where is a sense in this? The Sigma 30 is 45mm on a Sony a6300. :-). Would love to see DPReview do a detailed comparison of these lenses on an a6300. I have seen my A7 has more error in AF than manual focus in some scene etc. The Sigma 30mm 1.4 DC DN Contemporary is a high performance prime with a large aperture of F1.4 designed for APS-C Mirrorless cameras including Sony E mount and Micro Four Thirds. This feature is especially useful when using the camera to take videos. So, Sony 35mm managed to fit OSS in a smaller package than sigma (f/1.8 respectingly) makes a great deal of difference for us. This is Apsc lens, and Sony does not provide in body stabilization for its Apsc line. You were right but they bloody do have a Ibis capable Apsc body now. Yeah, without sigma sony apsc line would be dead. FOCAL LENGTH: 30mm I'm not sure that I'd get it for my m43 setup though. Would love to see a comparison review of these two on an a6000 series camera. Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN C Contemporary Lens Micro Four Thirds. How is the af for stills? However, I read it entirely, and DPreview should have been a little more fair here. Review: Does the Canon Rebel T8i DSLR make sense in an increasingly mirrorless world? APERTURE VALUE:. It's currently the only APS-C F1.4 autofocus lens available for Sony E-mount and has an MSRP of $339. Sharpness in the corners is extremely impressive, even at the widest aperture. * If you require Mount Conversion Service, please refer to the details in our Support section of the website. Tamron lenses tend to do better since Sony is a minority shareholder, but it's still not 100%. But I didn't say it wasn't, just that I doubted it. Sony's own 16-70 f4 is pricey. And it's niche marketshare relatively small. With a 42mm full frame equivalent fov, I am basically getting what the human eyes see. But because the Sony is native, the camera is able, via the software firmware updates, to "correct" this distortion and display the altered results automatically on the playback. But, if I ever get an A6500 (or equivalent), I would definitely consider it (unless, of course, I opt, someday for the A7 series, preferably with the high-resolution sensor). The SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC HSM will all be checked using this “A1” before they are shipped. Take a look. I wish Sigma would release a modified version of one of their short fast zooms, like the 17-50 2.8 or 17-70 2.8-4 in native E-mount. My primary workhorse was the Sigma 17-50 f2.8. The built-in stepping motor enables quick and virtually silent autofocussing, with smooth transitions when shooting video. Minimum focusing distance of 30cm. Structurally, the lens features materials and parts that contribute to its compact, lightweight structure. Remarkable mechanics. Niche market? We're glad you asked. Find out if it'll make your life easier in our detailed review. - Fujifilms market share has grown significantly over the past two years. "Good Mercy Sam!I love, love, love it! (Comparison is between SIGMA-produced components.). Sorry wasnt clear. We'd love to see any samples you have, that sounds like an interesting combination. Good job! The Canon EOS Rebel T8i (also known as the EOS 850D or Kiss X10i in some markets) is a 24MP DSLR aimed at first-time DSLR buyers and enthusiasts. We used to measure lens performance with MTF measuring system using conventional sensors. The SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary features SIGMA’s inner focus technologies, while lighter lens elements in the focus lens group make possible a more compact actuator. Read more, Among all its releases at CP+ 2016, Sigma's 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens is the smallest in size, but its wide aperture should help it pack an image quality punch. F1.4. In our latest buying guide we've selected some cameras that might be a bit older but still offer a lot of bang for the buck. The quality of the photos (and the composition of many) was great. I was using a Canon APS-C format before shifting over to Nikon full frame this year. Many picture were done with the 60mm were done et 1/15sec without tripod in low light. Same thing happened a bunch of months ago with one of the A7's and the /1.8. Sorely needed, as any Sony crop lens wider than the Zeiss 24 is meh at best. Or 24MP and wider FOV if you crop by hand. To optimize the lens for mirrorless cameras, two aspherical lens elements help ensure outstanding image quality and overall compactness. The Sony corrects it on JPG playback. I ended up getting the Sony 28 because it has slightly wider fov, is much faster to autofocus and is physically smaller than the Sigma 30mm. 1/2500. The rubber grip turns smoothly and easily with minimal effort, making the Sony feel a bit stiff. Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary - L-Mount The Sigma 30mm Contemporary lens for L-Mount camera s employs two Aspherical Elements for high quality results at this standard focal width ideal for a range of subjects including street and portraits. If it were me, I would have sought another lens, and continued through as many as I could until I got one that was not flawed, and if I couldn't, then I would make a note of it in the review. 35 and 42). The flange range of Sony E is 18mm - that of Fuji X 17,7mm.This is so negligible, that I would not expect any severe issues preventing it to work. Very stable, good focus, no problem. By incorporating a stepping motor, the lens offers exceptionally quick and quiet autofocusing performance. By all means pic up that lens. It's the episode you've been waiting for all year! I just don't see the appeal from a business perspective. When a DC lens is used with a camera with a full-frame image sensor, vignetting will occur. The Sony 28 fe will have a 42mm fov on the a6300 compared to the 45mm fov for the Sigma. SHUTTER SPEED:. Build quality between the Sigma and the Sony is fairly similar. It is not user error. Diameter 64.8mm x Length 73.3mm / 2.6in. Aiming to save photographers carrying a cable and a charger for every battery they use, this device handles up to four batteries at the same time and can charge at home, in the car and via a USB power bank. I am wondering how this nice lens would do on A7RII in crop mode? Haven't seen any mentioning of the AF failing at f2 with AF-S when used on the A6000. I am planning to get the FE 35mm soon instead. APERTURE VALUE: F1.4 Combining a 37MP full-frame sensor, minimalist controls and Lightroom Mobile built in, it's a refreshing – if a bit quirky – take on the smartphone-meets-camera concept. The Contemporary line is part of Sigma Global Vision and is the perfect blend of … I think compatibility from Sony to Sigma has issue problem similar behaviour to Canon as well. The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary ($339) is a compact, bright, standard-angle lens, available for both Sony APS-C and Micro Four Thirds camera systems. * Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) offers thermal expansion characteristics similar to those of aluminum. View original item. PHOTOGRAPHER: Wataru Nakamura, CAMERA: OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 As compared to polycarbonate containing 30% glass, it offers 25% higher elasticity. Laowa 15mm F4.5 Shift Lens Review: What is a shift lens, and when is it useful? i looked at the a6000/a6300 specs and the bodies seem to be pretty good, but the lens selection was a dealbreaker. naththo - I'm simply repeating what I've read here, but from my understanding with regards to the plane of focus, 70% should be behind the focal point and 30% in front. As compared to polycarbonate containing 20% glass, TSC offers approximately 70% higher elasticity. The E … Part one of your hope came true with the A6500....hopefully your 60/1.4 hope comes true as well, that would be an awesome portrait lens for the aps-c line! It was embarassingly off centre and DPReview reran the test with a new lens. you've got a lot of talent... your camera is really good too...Thanks for sharing... and see you soon". In that comparison test, the Sony lens looks like a cheap kit lens zoom compared to the Sigma. The other lens is for Sony E-mount and Micro Four Thirds bodies, and it's a fast 30mm F1.4 prime, equivalent to 45mm and 60mm, respectively. Sony will give a better picture when:1/15 f/1.8 vs. Sigma 1/30 f/1.4 hand held ....ARe you sure about that? Have a look at our initial sample gallery taken on a full-frame Sony body. It needs to be sorted out. From neither parties. Moreover, this lens offers outstanding stability whether the photographer is shooting handheld or … Click through to see how it did. This lens incorporates a brass made bayonet mount which has both high accuracy and durability. A fast, versatile prime, this 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens from Sigma is designed for use with APS-C-format Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. Sharp images at f/1.4 and edge-to-edge sharpness when the lens is stopped down make this lens very appealing and a useful addition to your collection. More quality affordable lens. To my understanding the profile is embedded in the RAW file and Lightroom reads it automatically. Resistance to ghosting and flare in excellent. SHUTTER SPEED: 1/160 A YouTube video reviewing this Sigma 30 says it compares favorably to the Sony 28 fe on the a6300. I would buy this lens, if sigma made it f/1.8 with OSS and similar size, while sharper and cheaper than Sony. Especially the side by side comparison with the other lens. I've found this not to be true. Users have lamented the absence of a camera in the Apple Watch. Check the bokeh picture, Sigma is focus perfect on centre of the lens align chart (Vertical chart) while then in zoom in, there is angle, the Sigma showing back focus that is not spot on 0, both 2 and 4 on top and bottom should be blurred out while 0 should be focus on correctly. To the best of my knowledge, Fujifilm hasn't done this, so Sigma would need to reverse-engineer the AF system, which I can imagine is a significant investment. Tamron has announced its 17-70mm F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD lens for Sony APS-C bodies. And the Sigma lens still the problem with the severity of aliasing/moire. I was hoping with the LA-EA 4 adapter, the Sigma lenses would play well, but my shopkeeper told me straight up that they're not reliable, and I'd have to stick with Sony or Minolta A-mount lenses for best compatibility. A humble, simple-to-use unit, it proves to be the perfect companion for the trip. Great review, however I don't think anyone is paying MSRP $448 for the 35F18. This is shown here and does not mean that the af system is not correct. MF works just fine with my NEX-6, sounds like you have a faulty copy. Along with having the fastest aperture of any lens in the E-mount collection, it has a pleasant bokeh and produces sharp results at all the most important apertures. Depending on which system you're in and what your needs are, they might just be the compact, well-priced and impressively sharp little primes you've been looking for. Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV also shot a gallery with the lens, but on Panasonic bodies. For night photos I am getting great handheld shots at f/2.8 with 1600 and 3200 ISO with low noise on the new camera. Its not back focus but focus shift. Good one Sigma. Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN – Features Without having to create an image circle large enough to cover a 35mm full-frame sensor, the Sigma 30mm … It was good but not excellent in terms of sharpness. My new hope : that Sony will release an APS-C body with IBIS, and Sigma will release a 14mm lens and some 60f1.4 lens. I never liked it so I ended up selling it. The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary is a new lens for Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount cameras. That's why it's more accurate to focus at the f/stop you plan to use, rather than wide open. See: http://www.lenstip.com/386.4-Lens_review-Carl_Zeiss_Touit_32_mm_f_1.8_Image_resolution.html. Thank you. Parts made of TSC are therefore less prone to develop gaps between each other over time. Sigma already makes the 17-50 OS 2.8 in E-mount. T stop is not F stop. The question is, does the extra weight and lack of OSS keep it from topping the Sony as the ideal 'normal' for APS-C E-mount shooters? But now, on its way is the Sony A6500 with "In-body 5-axis image stabilization"The α6500 compensates for five types of camera shake, extending opportunities to shoot steadier still images and movies. This service can give new life to your favorite lenses when you wish to use them with a different camera body. I was torn between the Sigma 30 and the Sony fe 28. But this f1.4 C is a great buy if you want a standard prime lens at a reasonable price, and if Sigma releases a 60mm version, I'd happily get that and sell off my Art version. I'm puzzled. The SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary features a lens barrel and aperture parts made of TSC, which contribute both to the compactness of the lens and the smooth functioning of the aperture system. Sigma rocks......and a welcome alternative to Sony lenses. It's … They are now number four just behind Sony I heard. i actually have the 17-50 OS in Nikon mount, it's dependable but somewhat unexciting. So far as far as i am aware Sigma has made zero lenses available within the X-mount system. It's available in Canon EF, Fuji X, Leica M, M42, MFT, Nikon F, Pentax K and Sony E mounts and the first units are expected to ship in January 2021. Otherwise it seems like a really nice lens, though perhaps too close in FOV to my excellent (and close focusing) 24 f/1.8 ZA. The Contemporary line is part of Sigma Global Vision and is the perfect blend of … Sam,Images have been uploaded to the "People" album in the gallery (first 3 images).A very inexpensive adapter was used (less than $10) to experiment with. Sigma’s new lenses feel incredible across the mounts, and the 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary is no different. A lot of work I am sure. Anyway, now I have Sigma envy! The front lens element features high-refractive index, high-dispersion glass for extra power and a shorter overall lens length. SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary large-aperture standard lens gives owners of mirrorless cameras the opportunity to experience the fun of shooting wide open, with F1.4 brightness. It offers the equivalent angle of view as a 45mm lens on an APS-C camera and 60mm on Micro Four Thirds. Then Fuji's line-up is solid. The daguerreotype was the first commercially viable photographic process when it was introduced to the world in 1839. 'They've made a sharper and brighter autofocus lens than anything available in the APS-C E-mount lineup.'. Also the AF-C mode have more hunting issues .There is even video on YouTube comparing PDAF focusing .https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiLtOWlEs0gNevertheless ,love the sharpness and boken of the Sigma . So it is a great wide normal lens. The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DN DC Contemporary was announced in February 2016, and sits atop Sigma's line of DN mirrorless lenses, with a two-stop advantage over their previous 30mm F2.8 offering. Alright show me a lens that can match the 55mm F1. The 65mm T2 completes Vazen's set of anamorphic lenses for the Micro Four Thirds system. The app includes automatic image transfer, gallery creation, editing tools and more. I still use 5. How does it work in dim light stopped down? :(But The pictures qualities is First Class! APERTURE VALUE: F1.4 A new product, Wristcam, aims to change this by incorporating a pair of cameras in an Apple Watch band. x 2.6in. Madness - in fact why is that so expensive, the Zeiss 55mm 1.8 is £600 ish, why is a lens for an APSC system so highly priced, maybe due to high production costs as they dont sell many... vicious circle I think. How nice to see a full lens review on DPR again, well done Sam. I had the Sony 35 1.8 OSS and recently traded it in at Amazon. We were fortunate enough to have a chance to try out a pre-production model outside Sigma's factory in snowy Aizu, Japan. 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