Sigma EX DG 50mm F1.4

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  1. shadowlands

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    I have one coming in a few days. Just testing it. I'm hoping to fall in love with it.
    I've read about many having issues with both front/back focusing. We shall see.
    I'll be testing it and putting it through many different shooting situations.
    If I like it, I'll keep it. If not, I'll return it. It's a used purchase but with warranty and a nice return window. UNA-08-1635-3_13542034_220.jpg


     

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    AF Fine-Tune.
     
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    shadowlands No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Indeed. I hope it's not needed in a big way. It's it only needs a little, that's fine. Most people I've talked with have a great copy and don't need adjustments. I can't wait to play with it tomorrow or Wednesday.
     
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    Darn FedEx is taking forever. I'm ready to see this thing in action and get to testing it!
     
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    Sold! I ended up testing it. The silent focus motor is truly silent! And it's fast. I once owned the Nikon 50mm 1.4G and this is much faster. Built really well. Big glass for a 50mm prime.
    I got it for $220.00 total. Happy Camper! It doesn't have the focus issue (front/back) that many seemed to have. Fingers crossed that it will not occur in time. So far, so good! SigmaDG50mm1.4.JPG SigmaEX50mm1.4.JPG
     
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    That's good it's a good copy. Some people raved about it since it came out. I have had a good Sigma experience, and 2 bad ones. So, I am still on the fence with them.
     
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    I hear you. I'm still on the fence as well, but it's mine now. Ha! I'll be keeping my eye on it, and checking the focus situation from time to time. It's sharp, but I've only had it for two days.
     
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    Nice! Enjoy it. I bought mine for a few bucks more, and it's been totally worth the money.
     
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    Excellent! Great to hear!
     

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