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Sigma Normal 30mm f/1.4 EX DC $349 at B&H + FS(USA)
Posted By: Docrwm, 12-06-2012, 10:26 AM

Sigma Normal 30mm f/1.4 EX DC Autofocus Lens for Pentax Digital SLR Cameras

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC Autofocus Lens for Pentax Digital 300109




  • Price: $489.00
  • Instant Savings: -$140.00
  • You Pay: $349.00 Offer ends DEC 10 '12


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12-07-2012, 12:07 PM   #16
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FYI a new shipment of this lens is on the way!


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12-07-2012, 12:16 PM   #17
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Well, I put my money where my mouth is and ordered one yesterday. The FA 31 is just too much money and I've said so many times on these forums. I waffled for a few years with the price at $489 for the Sigma 30. But as soon as I saw Adam's post yesterday, I went for it. Maybe the lens isn't perfect, but it's what I want and need for this focal range. And you can't beat the price. I also ordered the DA 40 Limited after waffling for years between that and the FA 43. But the DA is now $379 and the FA is something like $579. And the DA 40 will be great (along with the DA 21) on my K-01. Thanks for the updates Adam.
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Well, I put my money where my mouth is and ordered one yesterday. The FA 31 is just too much money and I've said so many times on these forums. I waffled for a few years with the price at $489 for the Sigma 30. But as soon as I saw Adam's post yesterday, I went for it. Maybe the lens isn't perfect, but it's what I want and need for this focal range. And you can't beat the price. I also ordered the DA 40 Limited after waffling for years between that and the FA 43. But the DA is now $379 and the FA is something like $579. And the DA 40 will be great (along with the DA 21) on my K-01. Thanks for the updates Adam.
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I have it on backorder at B&H for the $349.00 price. Should go nicely on my new K5! I often find myself using manual focus anyway, so the lack of HSM doesn't bother me much.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam_T4 Quote
I have it on backorder at B&H for the $349.00 price. Should go nicely on my new K5! I often find myself using manual focus anyway, so the lack of HSM doesn't bother me much.
Wait, I dont understand. Do you think that the lens cant AF because it doesnt have HSM?
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I waited too long on it. Ohh well.
12-12-2012, 07:38 PM   #22
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Mine arrived today, a day earlier than expected
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This combo is phenomenal! I'm already very impressed with ease of use and IQ.

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12-30-2012, 07:32 PM   #24
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How does this compare to the 35mm f2.4?

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Charles, if you want something that takes dreamy portraits and makes the center the focal point, then the sigma 30 is the right one. If you want sharp wide open, dreamy colors, and so so bokeh get the da 35 2.4. I've had both, and I will say that the 35 is an awesome lens all around, but I wanted a more portrait style and went to the 30. The have very different strengths, but both are charming in their strengths. Portraits and people get the sigma, all around the DA 35 is pretty swell.
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Any chance of B&H repeating this deal?
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Hm.... kinda sad that I missed this deal. oh well...
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Its back!

Heads up all, its back

Available at B&H for $289!

Deal expires Feb 28th 2013.

Just put my order in, stock should be arriving at B&H warehouse within 8-10 days, after-which it will ship.

Looking forward to this lens after much review and the sample photos posted here on the forums.
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