Sigma 40mm f/1.4 Art Lens for SONY Review – Is BIGGER Better?


Sigma 40mm f/1.4 Art Lens for SONY Review – Is BIGGER Better?

Review of Sigma’s 40mm Art lens for Sony E-mount with comparison to the 35mm f/1.4 Art for sharpness & focus, and an explanation on how to read MTF charts.

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Table of Contents:
0:57 – What Are MTF Charts?
1:16 – How to Read MTF Charts using Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art Lens
3:20 – The Sigma 40mm Has Absurdly Good MTF Charts
3:49 – Sharpness & Bokeh Comparison Images (40mm vs 35mm)
5:06 – Distortion and Chromatic Aberration Comparison
5:27 – Aperture Sweet Spot Check
6:00 – Sigma 40mm Real World Test (Detail Shots at Scrap Yard)
8:03 – Focus Breathing Comparison
8:35 – Autofocus Tests – Burst AF-C
9:44 – Video Autofocus Comparison
10:37 – Size & Weight Discussion
11:29 – Which Focal Length I Prefer: 35mm or 40mm FoV
11:51 – Positives About Its Size: Weather Sealed & Manual Focus
12:11 – Is the Increased Sharpness Worth the Added Size & Weight?

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