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dpreview.com reviews Sigma 50/f1.4 DG HSM Art
« on: April 20, 2014, 01:12:52 PM »
The latest 50mm is unusually large and expensive for its type; indeed its $950 / £850 price tag suggests Sigma is aiming at users who might otherwise choose the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 58mm F1.4G or Canon EF 50mm F1.2L USM. It bears a distinct family resemblance to the company's 35mm F1.4, but if anything is slightly larger, with a 100mm / 4" long barrel and 77mm filter thread. Its complex optical formula of 13 elements in 8 groups isn't based on a conventional double-Gauss design, like most 50mm primes are, but instead is of the retrofocal type.

http://www.dpreview.com/lensreviews/sigma-50mm-f1-4-dg-hsm

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dpreview.com reviews Sigma 50/f1.4 DG HSM Art
« on: April 20, 2014, 01:12:52 PM »