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Sigma 35 mm / F 1,4 DG HSM

Sigma 35 mm / F 1,4 DG HSM
alaAverage 4.8

71 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and reliability. The design and value for money are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the size.

value for money, design, reliability, usability

On average, users rate this product 98/100.

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Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM


The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM is an impeccably sharp optic, and it works with all major SLR systems, netting it our Editors' Choice.

Very sharp. Fast aperture. Minimal distortion

Heavy. No aperture ring

The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM ($899 direct) is a fast wide-angle lens available for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sigma, and Sony cameras. The lens provides a moderate wide-angle field of view on full-frame cameras, and the smaller sensors in APS-C bodies make...

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Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens


The Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens is the first result coming out of Sigma's recently announced lens lineup restructuring.This lens represents a completely new look and feel for Sigma - a very positive upgrade from a physical perspective and a big...


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Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM


At Photokina 2012, Sigma announced a reorganization of its lens lineup into three categories - 'Contemporary' covering lightweight, flexible zooms, 'Sports' for larger telephoto lenses, and 'Art' for a wide range of optics aimed at serious...

Superb optics that beat anything else in its class ; Impressive flare resistance ; Fast, silent, and accurate autofocus ; Excellent build quality ; Very competitive price

Slightly fussy rendition of out-of-focus backgrounds under some conditions ; No weather sealing

The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM is a truly excellent lens, that performs as well in the field as its superb lab test results suggest. With fast silent focusing and solid build, its lower price makes it a compelling alternative to the camera manufacturers'...


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Lens Review: Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM


Sigma goes prime time with this excellent new portrait lens.

High-quality portrait lens at a great price; solid, functional build with an unpretentious design; maximum f/1.4 aperture creates a shallow depth of field and pleasing background blur for an intense effect; tack sharpness, especially when you stop down...

Sigma had been relatively quiet in 2012 in terms of new professional-grade lenses, but the 35mm F1.4 DG HSM shows that the company is back with a bang this year. While this 35mm prime had a few issues with slow focusing, especially when going from...

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Lens Test: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM AF


Sigma's determined climb from an independent supplier of low-cost lenses to an optics luxury brand enters a new phase with the company's “Global Vision” initiative. More than just a marketing campaign, the program introduces quality-control innovations...


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Sigma 35mm f1.4 DG HSM


The lens comes in two versions: the basic non-AE version is available for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony A, Sony E, Four Thirds and Samsung mounts, while an additional AE version is exclusively available for the Nikon mount and features additional...

Outstanding performance in the corners of a high-resolution full-frame sensor even wide open ; Good build quality ; Quiet and fast AF operation ; Relatively low price compared to the big names

Performance at the borders/corners of the DX/APS-C image circle could be better ; No weather sealing

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Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Lens with USB Firmware Lens Dock Kit for Canon and Opteka High Definition HD II UV & CPL Filter Accessory Set


Great package, Great delivery ; Five stars


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Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM "A" review by lensreporter


suprem lens, every thing is fine

supersharp, no CA´s, strong colour (like Zeiss), f1.4, nice made

cornershading up to f4

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Excellent Lens!


Beautiful glass.

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Excellent Lens!


Beautiful glass.

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built In Flash: Yes
Data Back:No / Yes
DX Coding:No / Yes
Exchangable Lens: No
Exposure Regulation:Not Applicable
Image Stabiliser: No
Motor: Yes
Panorama: No
Red Eye Reduction: No
Water Protection: No

General Features

3D: No
Application:SLR Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Canon EF / EF-S / Nikon F / Sigma
Compact / SLR:Compact
Film Format:135 mm
Product Type:Single Focal Length Lens


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