Lens Shoot Out | What’s The Best Portrait Focal Length?
There is not real definitive answer here. But there are probably wrong ones…
Last Chance! Sigma 50mm F/1.4 Art Lens Deal Ends Tomorrow
If you recall, back at the beginning of the month, Sigma was kind enough to discount their wildly popular 50mm F/1.4 Art lens for the first time to celebrate Father’s Day. The month is coming to a close tomorrow, and with it, the deal on the Sigma Art lens ends, too.
Yongnuo Enters Lens Market With Clone Of Canon 50mm F/1.4
Head2Head: Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art vs. Canon 50mm f/1.2
I am still hard at work on my full review of the Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art, but I wanted to take a quick break and do a comparison to the Canon 50mm f/1.2. The Canon is widely considered the best 50mm you can get for Canon (manual focus Zeiss not included) and so I wanted to see how the new Sigma stacks up.
Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Pricing Revealed!
It has been the topic of speculation and rumor ever since the lens itself was announced, and today the suspense ended. Today, Sigma announced the pricing on their new 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art lens.
Official Sigma 50mm F/1.4 Price to Be Announced Around April 11th
A few days ago a new shockwave was sent through rumor land as an international dealer for Sigma listed the new 50mm F/1.4 at $790. In the aftermath of that news being distributed across the web the company has since updated their page, removing the reference to $790 and replaced it with a date.
New Sigma 50mm F/1.4 Only $790 According to Official Dealer
The Official Sigma dealer in the country of Belarus has listed the new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 at $790, a much better price than the previously rumored price of $1200. It is curious though, that this price is lower than that of the 35mm F/1.4 – but being as this is an official Sigma dealer it is hard to find much reason to doubt the price.
Image Tests From Sigma 50mm F/1.4 Leak Online, Compared To Sony, Nikon, & Zeiss
The new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 is probably one of the most interesting releases by a third party manufacturer in quite a while. I say this because of instead of gunning to match or beat Canon or Nikon, Sigma has said publicly that Zeiss is their target on this one.
Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Initial Thoughts & Deal Lookout
I know that this may seem rather late, given the age of the lens, and that Sigma announced its replacement at CES just a short while ago. I was recently able to upgrade my Canon “Nifty Fifty” to a Sigma 50mm f/1.4 for a great deal – thanks to the Sigma announcement – So I wanted to share my initial thoughts on the lens.
New Canon 50mm F/1.8 to Replace 50mm F/1.4?
The rumor mill has spit out another interesting rumor that I thought I might make some mouths water (ha!). The latest rumors are saying that Canon has completed work on a new 50mm lens that could be released sometime in early (Q1) 2014.