Is the Sigma 50mm art worth it?

So the Sigma 50mm f1. 4 Art is a very good lens, out-performing models costing even twice the price. It sets a very high bar for price / performance ratio of 50mm f1. 4 lenses and easily keeps our Highly Recommended award even several years after its original release.

Is Sigma 50mm 1.4 full frame?

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG, Nikon version (covers all full-frame and APS-C formats, 77mm filters, 28.5 oz./809g, 1.3’/0.4m close focus, about $950. Also comes in Canon EOS, Sony Alpha (Minolta MAXXUM) and Sigma mounts.)

Is Sigma 50mm 1.4 art weather sealed?

It its worth noting though that the AF does have a little trouble in low light, but that could have been a combination of the lens and my Canon 6D. Overall, I am very happy with the AF. This lens have no image stabilization or weather sealing.

Are Sigma lenses waterproof?

There is only one Sigma Art lens with is weatheproof and that is the Sigma A 12-24mm F/4 DG HSM. Many of the Sport series are weatherproof though. A clear filter will not help as there is no sealing on the mount. The one you are looking for is probably the 24-35mm F/2 DG HSM as it will work on your Canon 6D.

Is Canon 50mm 1.8 weather sealed?

The 50mm f/1.8 on the other hand, has essentially no weather sealing. It is almost all plastic, and has no seals or gaskets to keep water out.

Is 1.4 good for portraits?

Hands-down, the mood, quality, and separation of f/1.4 were preferable to f/5.6. But when comparing f/1.4 to f/2.8, there was less difference. The f/2.8 version had a little more detail, but what I really noticed was the bokeh quality. The f/1.4 image looked softer and a better choice for a flattering portrait.

Is Sigma lens good for Canon?

Are Sigma lenses good for Canon? Sigma lenses work well with Canon cameras. But, their autofocus is not as good as Canon. Sigma lenses are considered inferior to Canon lenses, but they’re less expensive.

Is the Sigma 50mm F1 4 art worth it?

So the Sigma 50mm f1.4 Art is a very good lens out-performing lenses even costing twice the price. It sets a very high bar for price/performance ratio of 50mm f1.4 lenses and easily earns our Highly Recommended award.

How does the Sigma 50mm art compare to Canon EF 50mm lenses?

First things first, the Sigma 50mm Art is considerably heftier than any of the Canon EF 50mm lenses. It’s 85mm wide by 100mm long and weighs 815g in its EF-mount version. Compare that to the Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM which measures 74x51mm and weighs 290g – this makes the Sigma wider, twice as long, and almost three times the weight.

What are the dimensions of the Sigma 50mm prime lens?

The Sigma 50mm 1.4 lens is the new exceptional standard, standard prime. Dimensions (Diameter x Length): 85.4 x 99.9mm / 3.4 x 3.9 inches.

What is the best filter for the Sigma 50mm art?

The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art features a 77mm filter thread, which makes it easy to use common clear, polarizing and ND filters without having to purchase different filters or resorting to using adapter rings. The LH830-02 petal-shaped plastic hood is pretty large and does a nice job in both protecting the front element and reducing ghosting / flare.