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Why No Threads Testing Canon 35mm, But Big Thread On Sigma?

 
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Apr 06, 2013 16:01 |  #16

Since I already own a 35L, I haven't seen any reason to try the Sigma 35mm right now.

In the past, I've been worried about Sigma auto focus accuracy at all distances using different bodies.

The wonderful thing is that there's a lot of people buying the Sigma now. So I figure in six months to a year, we'll have a better understanding on how well the Sigma 35mm holds up as well as other lens that Sigma is making.


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Apr 06, 2013 18:17 as a reply to  @ marcosv's post |  #17

I've got the Zeiss 2/35 and I don't have to worry about AF accuracy, sharpness, color, contrast, or build quality. It seems like a match made in heaven on the 5D2. :cool:


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Apr 06, 2013 20:11 |  #18

Kiwikat wrote in post #15798126 (external link)
I've got the Zeiss 2/35 and I don't have to worry about AF accuracy, sharpness, color, contrast, or build quality. It seems like a match made in heaven on the 5D2. :cool:

I can't MF worth a damn on moving subjects (and sometimes even on still subjects at wider focal lengths) so Zeiss is out of the question for me :oops:


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Apr 07, 2013 00:52 |  #19
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Really? Everyone I know that has tried both sold the Canon, pocketed a bunch of money, and is extremely happy with the Sigma- with not a single complaint from the entire group.

same here. sigma 85 is just better


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Apr 07, 2013 14:58 |  #20

Sometimes, I know this might sound arrogant, but I feel reluctant to use my Sigma just for the sheer fact that clients won't take me seriously. Now I'm not a professional so I don't have a huge portfolio for them to skim through, so I feel like I want to look like a professional when I pull out things out of my bag so I run for my L's.

I don't know if that applies to anyone else, but anyone else feel like alot of it boils down to how the Canon 35L looks much more professional due to it's appearance?


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Apr 07, 2013 15:12 |  #21

I own a mixture of Canon and Sigma. I love each one for different reasons. For example I would not trade my 35L for a Sigma 35, the same as I would not trade my Sigma 85 for an 85L. Once we become used to what a lens delivers, know how to use it and we like what it delivers it becomes harder to switch. An example of this was my Canon 50 f/1.4. Even though I was used to it, I was never impressed with what it delivered, so made the switch to Sigma. I had a bad copy first up, but the second one is OK. If it had also been a dud I would have probably gone with a 50L, but it is a good copy and I like the depth of image it delivers, so I’ll keep it. If people have issues with what their 35L delivers I can see why they would want to swap. I have no issue with mine, in fact I love using it, so really am not interested in comparisons between the 2. I think many others are probably the same.


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