Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens Review (Lenstip)

Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN lens reviewSzymon Starczewski has just posted a full review of the new released Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens at the He tested this new lens on the Olympus E-M10 and found many Pros: (far more better than Panasonic DG Summilux 25 mm f/1.4 ASPH)

  • good quality of casing,
  • sensational image quality in the frame centre,
  • very good resolution on the edge of the frame,
  • slight lateral chromatic aberration,
  • moderate distortion,
  • very good coma correction,
  • moderate astigmatism,
  • blurry areas pleasing to the eye,
  • silent and accurate autofocus,
  • good price quality ratio.

Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN lens

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN C lens   check price  Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama/ eBay

Conculsions from Lenstip” When you compare the results achieved by the Sigma C 30 mm f/1.4 DC DN and the Panaleica DG Summilux 25 mm f/1.4 ASPH. it seems the Panasonic company chose the wrong address. Instead of luring customers with a logo of a fading legend they would have fared much better if they had struck a deal with Sigma; their lenses would be better and cheaper. The comparison of prices is especially painful for Panasonic. Currently (June 2016) you have to pay as much as 1599 PLN for the Sigma whereas the Panaleica costs about 2300 PLN...”

Below are several sample photos taken by Click the photo to see the zoom. Just enjoy!


Olympus E-M10 Parameters: 30 mm, f/1.4, exp. 1/4000 s, ISO 100


Camera: Olympus E-M10 Parameters: 30 mm, f/8.0, exp. 1/640 s, ISO 200


Camera: Olympus E-M10 Parameters: 30 mm, f/5.6, exp. 1/1000 s, ISO 200


Camera: Olympus E-M10 Parameters: 30 mm, f/1.4, exp. 1/640 s, ISO 100


Camera: Olympus E-M10 Parameters: 30 mm, f/1.4, exp. 1/3200 s, ISO 200

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