The Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN is a tele lens for APS-C, manufactured from 2013 to 2020 (discontinued). The focus is done by Lens AF motor (non-ultrasonic), it does not have image stabilization. The average price, when it has been added to the JuzaPhoto database, is 339 €;
43 users have given it an average vote of 9.7 out of 10.
This lens is available with the following mounts:
Sony E: this lens is compatible with mirrorless APS-C Sony.
Micro 4/3: this lens is compatible with mirrorless micro-4/3.
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Opinion:I'm not sure it's a real Art (like the 30 f/1.4) but I have to say that this lens never disappoints me. Sharp without exaggerating, precise, beautiful blurry and of course weighs practically nothing. It's not stabilized, but using it on Gx80, I take advantage of the machine's. The design I like, very minimal, although actually on the ring they could put some tactile reference, although it would only serve in case of manual maf. As value for money I don't think there's any better and to make portraits goes great. On m4/3 it's definitely a bomb.
Opinion:The full-opening sharpness is amazing, the details it manages to capture are amazing, it's compact and light, perfect to be paired with micro 4/3 bodies. The focus is fast and silent. It's well built but the smooth, shiny finish of the barrel isn't quite the best. The equivalent focus on the full format is 120 mm and is in my opinion an atypical focal length, I use it mainly for medium-distance portraits with excellent deadlift of the floors and a blurry at the full opening very pleasant. I would have preferred a minimum focus distance more suitable for macro shots. The equipment of a lampshade and a sturdy and well-made enclosure is appreciable as usual for sigma. In conclusion I think that the value for money of this lens is absolutely exceptional, I would recommend it to anyone who wants a portrait lens.
Pros:absurd sharpness, bokeh, lightness, lampshade and case
Cons:smooth fire dial, light flare in against light
Opinion:At the price at which it is proposed is a lens to have for those who want to start with the portrait (spectacular bokeh), I do not own the olymus 45 mm 1.8 but having seen some photos I thought was almost better given the price, bought used at 120 euros is so sharp that you can dabble even in some close photos, it looks very good the details, af quite fast , but why the smooth manual fire ring? They also provide purse and lampshade, I do not know if the whole series of these goals is so or I was lucky, this is given away.
Pros:Light, Sharp. Hood and semi-rigid enclosure in outfit and it's not cheap. Great Colors
Cons:Smooth Ring, lack of stabilization. AF sometimes slow, but improved after the last firmware update of the a6000
Opinion:Mounted on a6000 has proven to be a great lens. The smooth ring is very uncomfortable. The stabilization Manacanza was for me really a big problem. Overall a great lens, light, nice to carry around. The supplied housing is very useful to preserve the objective and avoid the blows. Also Good the lens hood
Pros:Light, economical, bright. Good optical quality. Hood and semi-rigid bag in outfit. What more do you want?
Cons:The smooth barrel will be nice to see, but to handle the lens is really very uncomfortable: slips from the hand. It doesn't have the focus scale.
Opinion:The Sigma DN's have a good reputation, in my opinion fully deserved. I use it on an Olympus OM-D and-M-10 II and on a Panasonic GF-5, both Micro 4/3, which is equivalent to a 120 mm used on full-frame. It is a focal length that I like very much, suitable for both the portrait with the foreground of the face and attention to the focus on the eyes of the subject, that to a certain type of landscape (for example farmhouse on a hill, mountain pastures). After years of zooming, also complicit with the offer of Sigma, I rediscovered the pleasure of fixed focal lengths: The result pays off, especially on the small Olympus that has the stabilization on the sensor. It is however a perspective that, in my opinion, requires a certain commitment to use: If you want, often gives you the pleasure of discovery. I put it often in the camera bag, next to a zoom 14-150: I do not weigh at all, also due to the system micro 4/3
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