Sigma 50mm F1.4 Art Magic – Part II
This lens is so magical that we have to do a part II – Featuring Jino Lee.
01st July 2014, Singapore – Following our first review of the New Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM ART, we are no doubt impressed with “Everything Sigma”. From the lens build to the image quality, there is certainly no reason not to get the New 50mm from Sigma. Although we are sold on buying Sigma’s New 50mm, we just want to be sure and have another professional photographer to confirm our findings before we make the purchase. The editorial team decided that we should pass the lens to Jino Lee whom we recently interviewed for a featured article. Every photo you see on this article were shot by Jino Lee using the New Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens with a Canon DSLR.
Jino is known for his excellent “street sense” mainly due to his strength in travel photography and street photography. Having a 50mm lens in his hands allows him to look & frame subjects easily as 50mm is the “unofficial street lens” which Jino is very familiar at this focal range.
“The new Sigma 50mm is well-designed and well built. I agreed with the Editor AL that this lens feels much more expensive than it really is. It is good to know that this is not just purely cosmetic as the lens produces excellent photos with lots of colors & details which is very essential for most travel or street photography. The images are sharp and contrasts are well balanced – and there are barely any visible distortion at all – making this lens an excellent standard lens for most prime lens users.” – Jino Lee
You heard the man. Indeed, Sigma’s latest offerings are already on news headlines since the “Global Vision” revamp of the company. A few earlier releases has already bagged awards if you know which other Art, Sports or Contemporary lenses I am talking about.
Hope all of you enjoyed Jino’s review photos featured here using the New Sigma 50mm ART. Since a photo speaks a thousand words, I will leave you to the millions with Jino’s photos.
Get your Sigma 50mm today!
Special Thanks to Jino Lee for reviewing the lens.
(More information after the jump)
Jino LEE, 46, is currently the Asst. Manager/Resident Photography Instructor with Canon Imaging Academy (Canon Singapore). He is a professional photographer of 11 years specializing in Travel & Documentary photography.
Find Out more about the new Sigma 50 F1.4 DG HSM ART here.
Read my other reviews of Sigma Lenses here.
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** Sigma had re-organized their whole lens line into 3 category.
They are “C” Lens, “A” Lens & “S” Lens.
C Lens = Contemporary Lens Line
Featuring the very latest technology, and combining optical performance with compactness, Sigma’s high-performance Contemporary line covers a wide range of needs. Lenses in this category are Standard zoom lenses, telephoto zoom lenses, high-magnification zoom lenses.
A Lens = Art Lens Line
Designed with a focus on sophisticated optical performance and abundant expressive power, Sigma’s Art line delivers high-level artistic expression. Lenses in this category are Large-aperture prime lenses, wide-angle lenses, ultra-wide-angle lenses, macro lenses, fisheye lenses.
S Lens – Sports Lens Line
While offering sophisticated optical performance and expressiveness, Sigma Sports line lenses deliver high action-capture performance, enabling photographers to get exactly the shots they want. Lenses in this category are Telephoto lenses, telephoto zoom lenses, super telephoto lenses, super telephoto zoom lenses.
Sigma Marketing Singapore Pte Ltd. is a subsidiary of Sigma Japan Corporation.
For more information, please visit http://www.sigma-global.com
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