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Hatch1921
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Oct 04, 2013 16:33 |  #9706

Just got the lens and camera back from the CRIS center...

I tried for several days to dial in the camera to the lens... erratic focusing, severe back focusing. I used Lens Align and their Focus Tune software and my results varied from +7 to +18 ... it was all over the place.

I don't know what kind of voodoo they worked at CRIS... but ... WOW! The lens hits at F/1.4 ...very sharp... usable images.

Very happy with the initial results.... now I need to find something cool to shoot. :)

So... if you have having issues...with the lens.. and it's still under warranty... or not... send it in with the camera body. They will dial it all in.

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Oct 04, 2013 19:58 |  #9707

Hatch1921 wrote in post #16346446 (external link)
Just got the lens and camera back from the CRIS center...

I tried for several days to dial in the camera to the lens... erratic focusing, severe back focusing. I used Lens Align and their Focus Tune software and my results varied from +7 to +18 ... it was all over the place.

I don't know what kind of voodoo they worked at CRIS... but ... WOW! The lens hits at F/1.4 ...very sharp... usable images.

Very happy with the initial results.... now I need to find something cool to shoot. :)

So... if you have having issues...with the lens.. and it's still under warranty... or not... send it in with the camera body. They will dial it all in.

One pleased customer!
Hatch

I've been thinking about sending mine in... but I'm really just hoping that the 50mm Art is in the works....

But... this one still does pretty good.

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Oct 04, 2013 22:22 |  #9708

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You have a very good eye for composition and your family make excellent models.




  
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Oct 06, 2013 03:34 |  #9709

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Oct 06, 2013 07:06 |  #9710

sansational wrote in post #16345708 (external link)
Whoops. Forgot the Euro/Japanese Honda Accord is rebadged over here as the Acura TL.

Not the TL, we get it as the TSX


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Oct 06, 2013 08:34 as a reply to  @ ximix's post |  #9711

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love your post. nice one

Maybe you are just like me, when kids are not around wife are alway my backup model :)

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Oct 06, 2013 19:58 |  #9712

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Oct 07, 2013 09:24 as a reply to  @ dngphoto's post |  #9713

Beautiful sets, ximix!




  
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Oct 07, 2013 14:00 as a reply to  @ bluescrummachine's post |  #9714

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Oct 07, 2013 17:29 |  #9715

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Oct 09, 2013 21:58 as a reply to  @ BobbyT's post |  #9716

Just bought the Sigma 50mm 1.4 today and did a rash of test shots. Much of the inspiration for purchase was the bokeh improvement I saw examples of, above that of the Canon 50mm 1.4 which I sold. The Canon 50mm 1.4 did not disappoint me .. it's just that I knew I could do better for not too much money.

Will probably move to the Canon 50mm 1.2 eventually. But that one won't match my Sigma 85mm 1.4 which I use most for portraits, and which proved side-by-side recently to be as good as the Canon 85mm 1.2 that I tried. Since the 85mm will be my main lens on FF, the 50mm is intended as a backup on my crop sensor ... so it seemed okay to go for the $499 good lens with a $100 instant rebate.

My first impression is that the bokeh of the Sigma 50mm is genuinely better than the Canon 50mm 1.4. The Sigma likewise is a bit soft at f/1.4 like the Canon, but a teeny bit better at f/1.6.

My copy seems to focus spot-on. But about 1 out of 12 times it didn't get it right at all. Which makes it pretty good, and twice as good as the Canon 85mm 1.8 that I used to have.

So for $399 ... it's doing what I hoped for regarding focus. And then .. an improved bokeh was 80% of my reason for getting it. So all in all I'm happy with the purchase.

Although use of filters would be minimal, it seems rather nice that this Sigma 50mm, plus my Sigma 85mm, can share the same 77mm filters as my Canon 24-105mm


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Oct 19, 2013 08:05 |  #9717

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Oct 20, 2013 04:55 |  #9719

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Oct 21, 2013 22:55 |  #9720

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