Shooting Sigma’s 30mm F1.4 DC HSM lens in the Studio
Mar14

Shooting Sigma’s 30mm F1.4 DC HSM lens in the Studio

The Sigma 30mm f/1.4 lens is part of their Art series and has an angle-of-view equivalent to 45mm. It’s designed for APS-C format digital SLRs like the Canon EOS 60D I tested it with. The lens has a Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) and produces quiet (for shooting video) and fast autofocus. It has Sigma’s Super Multi-Layer Coating to reduce flare and ghosting and the company includes a nicely made lens hood and case at no extra cost. The...

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Sigma’s 30mm f/2.8 DN lens in the Studio
May13

Sigma’s 30mm f/2.8 DN lens in the Studio

As mentioned in my post two weeks ago, Sigma announced two new lenses for the Micro Four-thirds system:  The Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN and 19mm f/2.8 DN lenses. I took the 19mm f/2.8 DN on the road and found—even though it was not a zoom—to be a really useful lens for travel photography. I didn’t use 30mm f/2.8 DN that much when I took the lenses On the Road to Key West and since Sigma themselves say that its useful for “casual...

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