Sigma 50mm DG HSM: The New Normal

By Allen Murabayashi


When Zeiss announced its 55mm f/1.4 Otus lens, it described the motivation as “DSLR cameras with high resolution 35mm sensors put enormous demands on lenses.” In other words, the modern DSLR sensor has a resolution that exceeds the design of the last generation of lenses. What’s the point of shelling out $3300 for a 36MP Nikon D810 if you’re using a lens designed in the film era?

This is all well and good, and the Otus lives up to the hype, but with a price tag of $3,999, it is out of reach of 99% of photographers. Cue …read more

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