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A bit of love for the "old" sigma 85mm/f1.4
Lens: Sigma 85mm/f1.4 HSM Camera: KP 
Posted By: newmikey, 02-01-2020, 03:01 PM

Shot in PEF, processed with DarkTable/GIMP of course. I've posted before with this lens and again have to admit it shines under some circumstances. The only issues with it wide-open are the quite distinct purple fringing which is pronounced and hard to get rid of as well as the sometimes "busy" looking out of focus highlights. Other than that, this lens delivers crisp images with an almost 3D-like feel to them.

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3. I gave Photomatix for Linux a spin on 5 raw images with a 1.7 EV bracketing - actually like the software and the license fee is very reasonable.

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02-01-2020, 08:09 PM   #2
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These are very good images! The lens creates very nice bokeh. I particularly like the first one.
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