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Pre-order: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG DN Art ($899)

  
 
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p.15 #1 · p.15 #1 · Pre-order: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG DN Art ($899)


I had that Nikkor, it was great, now it's very, very old and yeah, it has no AF.

The 35GM is very nice, definitely a worthy competitor, but the Sigma is slightly better (imo and from my significant use of both), much cheaper and made in Japan.
Those are good reasons to purchase and recommend if for me.

As I said, right now the Sigma is half the price of the GM. Almost $900 (USD) is a lot of money, that's another fine sigma art lens in the bag. It's not small enough for me to recommend it at twice the price.



Nov 28, 2021 at 06:50 AM
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p.15 #2 · p.15 #2 · Pre-order: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG DN Art ($899)


I understand. Strictly from value point it is best to buy a Sigma lens. Optically they are basically the same as Sony GM, but the size is bigger and price point is a lot lower. Especially when I got the 35/1.4DG DN for 500€ used, there is not much point in considering anything else.

My dream lenses would be Voigtländer size and build quality, but with AF. No one makes those so Sigma lenses are the best available option for me.




Nov 28, 2021 at 08:09 AM
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p.15 #3 · p.15 #3 · Pre-order: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG DN Art ($899)


I switched to Sony because I wanted the 35mm GM, but ended up with this one since I liked the Sigma 85mm DG DN more than the Sony equivalent. Also the Sigma 35 / 85 combo is lighter for both my back and wallet.

Super happy with the first results.
momo by Anh Pham Viet, auf Flickr
momo by Anh Pham Viet, auf Flickr



Apr 23, 2022 at 06:56 AM
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p.15 #4 · p.15 #4 · Pre-order: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG DN Art ($899)


GoroMajima wrote:
I switched to Sony because I wanted the 35mm GM, but ended up with this one since I liked the Sigma 85mm DG DN more than the Sony equivalent. Also the Sigma 35 / 85 combo is lighter for both my back and wallet.

Super happy with the first results.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52011619876_1dfbe2cc62_h.jpgmomo by Anh Pham Viet, auf Flickr
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52011673378_31a3e92c7e_h.jpgmomo by Anh Pham Viet, auf Flickr


Your exif shows ?


Sony ILCE-7M3
Voigtländer 35mm F/1.4 Nokton Classic (Sony E)
ƒ/1.8
35.0 mm
1/3200
160
Flash (on, fired)



Apr 23, 2022 at 08:17 AM
 


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p.15 #5 · p.15 #5 · Pre-order: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG DN Art ($899)


Probably a Capture One artifact....seems they are awfully slow with updating with new lenses and likes to set the EXIF tags to lenses it knows about.

Could be wrong, but that's my guess.

fotografur wrote:
Your exif shows ?

Sony ILCE-7M3
Voigtländer 35mm F/1.4 Nokton Classic (Sony E)
ƒ/1.8
35.0 mm
1/3200
160
Flash (on, fired)





Apr 23, 2022 at 08:22 AM
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p.15 #6 · p.15 #6 · Pre-order: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG DN Art ($899)


tsdevine wrote:
Probably a Capture One artifact....seems they are awfully slow with updating with new lenses and likes to set the EXIF tags to lenses it knows about.

Could be wrong, but that's my guess.



That makes sense. Thanks



Apr 23, 2022 at 08:31 AM
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p.15 #7 · p.15 #7 · Pre-order: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG DN Art ($899)


Yes, I export the pics with Capture One. Sorry for the confusion 🙂


Apr 23, 2022 at 10:44 AM
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p.15 #8 · p.15 #8 · Pre-order: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG DN Art ($899)


I bought a 67mm rectangular lens hood from Haoge and it causes only very slight mechanical vignetting compared to huge vignetting with their 77mm hood on a 85/1.4 DG DN.

The 35/1.4 DG DN just works. I can use it for every situation. Only possible improvement I think would be the same IQ in a smaller and lighter package.




















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