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Bryan has posted his review of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 "Art"

http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/Sigma-50mm-f-1.4-DG-HSM-Art-Lens.aspx

The verdict:

"With excellent image quality and great design, this lens becomes the easy 50mm AF lens choice. AF consistency remains this lens' biggest weakness."

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Re: The-Digital-Picture Sigma 50mm f/1.4 "Art" lens review posted
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2014, 10:24:23 AM »
That was about as expected. Image quality apparently very good, but it does seem to have AF issues. That may well be Sigmas achilles ... Never the less, I am looking forward to get my hands on it!
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Re: The-Digital-Picture Sigma 50mm f/1.4 "Art" lens review posted
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2014, 12:15:46 PM »
That was about as expected. Image quality apparently very good, but it does seem to have AF issues. That may well be Sigmas achilles ... Never the less, I am looking forward to get my hands on it!
Eldar, the good news is that you will be able to blame the Sigma for out of focus shots - something that's a bit harder to do with your Otus ;)
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Re: The-Digital-Picture Sigma 50mm f/1.4 "Art" lens review posted
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2014, 01:16:47 PM »
That was about as expected. Image quality apparently very good, but it does seem to have AF issues. That may well be Sigmas achilles ... Never the less, I am looking forward to get my hands on it!
Eldar, the good news is that you will be able to blame the Sigma for out of focus shots - something that's a bit harder to do with your Otus ;)

Looking through the photos he posted, the out of focus rate is almost 50/50 ???
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Re: The-Digital-Picture Sigma 50mm f/1.4 "Art" lens review posted
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2014, 04:48:23 PM »
AF inconsistencies are my biggest bug bare with lenses.

Think I'll stick with my 50L which may be softer wide open, but the AF nails it all the time every time.
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Re: The-Digital-Picture Sigma 50mm f/1.4 "Art" lens review posted
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2014, 04:59:58 PM »
That was about as expected. Image quality apparently very good, but it does seem to have AF issues. That may well be Sigmas achilles ... Never the less, I am looking forward to get my hands on it!
Eldar, the good news is that you will be able to blame the Sigma for out of focus shots - something that's a bit harder to do with your Otus ;)

Looking through the photos he posted, the out of focus rate is almost 50/50 ???
He he, I do have problems with getting focus right whenever a light source is involved ;)
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Re: The-Digital-Picture Sigma 50mm f/1.4 "Art" lens review posted
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2014, 04:59:58 PM »