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Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM
alaAverage 4.2

79 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews of Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Opinions about the price and reliability are generally positive. The design and size also get good feedback.

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On average, users rate this product 84/100 and experts rate this product 82/100.

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Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG Lens


A large aperture medium telephoto lens that is ideal for portraiture and low light photography. Sigma's new 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM lens is designed for use with full frame digital cameras but can also be suitable for cameras with smaller APS-C sized...

We tested the review lens on the Nikon D7000 body, which we were reviewing at the time. Unfortunately, this lens wasn't available with a Canon mount, restricting us to testing on a body with an APS-C sensor ( but we would be happy to test it with a...

Dec, 2010

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Sigma 85mm f/1.4


The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 is simply perfect for portraits.

For most people, spending £700 of your hard-earned cash on a lens is not something you would do without good reason. The good news is that the price of this lens is not that high when you consider the alternatives, like the f/1.4 Nikon that comes in at...

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Produces beautiful images


This lens is amazing. It produces gorgeous images and brilliant bokah. It does have a tendency to seek for focus in low light, which can be stressful when using the lens for work (I am a professional photographer). Also, this lens is fairly heavy for a...

Apr, 2015

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Best combo of value and quality in an 85mm


I have used both the Nikon 85mm 1.4 and this Sigma lens, with equally impressive results. Both are sharp, great color and super for portraits on a full-frame camera. Sigma advantage is made in Japan quality and reasonable price. Negative? Maybe...

Feb, 2014

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Great camera for any occasion. I love it!


Lens are perfect for capturing those special moments. The clarity and precise focus is one of a kind.

Oct, 2013

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Sigma 320101 85 mm f/1.4 Telephoto Lens for Canon EF / EF-S


excellent quality

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Sigma 320101 85 mm f/1.4 Telephoto Lens for Canon EF / EF-S


good one between canon 85/1.8 and 85/1.2

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black

Lens System

Closest Focusing Distance:33.5
Component for:SLR
Diagonal angle of view (max):28.6
Diagonal angle of view (min):28.6
Fixed focal length:3.35
Lens structure:11/8
Lens structure (elements/groups):11/8
Lens Type:Standard / Telephoto
Maximum aperture number:16 / F16
Minimum aperture number:1.4 / F16
Number of diaphragm blades:9

Other Features

Magnification:0.12 / 1:8.6


Auto focus: Yes
Camera brands compatibility:Canon / Sigma
Compatibility:DG UV 77mm\nDG WIDE CIRCULAR PL 77mm\nLH850-03\nHA850-02
Compatible products:DG UV 77mm\nDG WIDE CIRCULAR PL 77mm\nLH850-03\nHA850-02 / Pentax / Sony
Manual focus: Yes
Ultrasonic motor (USM): Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Filter size:3.03