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Latest Review Posted Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM
I bought this lens a few months ago and it has not left my K-5 since. I shoot a lot of alternative fashion and club events and I needed an autofocus lens as my only other option was to use a FA 28mm 2.8 which wasnt doing quite what I wanted or using a 50mm F1.7 manual focus which didn't quite do what I want and the focal length on my K-5 was a bit long. I managed to find an Australian retailer with this on sale for $400 AUD and grabbed it. I love playing with the shallow depth of field at F1.4 and found found it to be sharp from corner to corner so I can only assume I got a great copy, when I stop it down to increase the depth of field the level of detail rendered always amazes me and is great to see.


The learning curve con is more a matter of the fact that at F1.4 your depth of field is less than 2 inches so you need to be smart about what you are focusing on and you need to pick your focus points to get the results you want. A great value lens for anyone who needs a 45mm focal length and wants the ability


F5.6
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8041/7991564364_3204a858c5_b.jpg


F1.4 using centre focus point.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8152/7636661028_1db6f051fa_b.jpg


F4
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8178/7920744204_37965c70af_b.jpg



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