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RobEW
13th January 2018, 05:58 PM
Just discovered that such a lens exists for MFT while Googling. (It doesn't appear on this site http://www.four-thirds.org/en/microft/single.html which I thought was comprehensive)

Does anyone know - is it any good? Is it worth the high price?

here's one review: https://www.digitalrev.com/article/sigma-16mm-dc-dn-c

pdk42
13th January 2018, 07:26 PM
It's a recently-launched lens. Initial reports are that it's underwhelming optically. On top of that, it looks very big for only a half-stop extra light over the super-compact Oly 17/1.8 or Panasonic 15/1.7. Seems a bit pointless to me. If you are OK with a lens that big, it's best to go for either the new Oly 17/1.2 or else the CV 17.5/0.95.

And I say all this as an enthusiastic owner of the Sigma 30/1.4 - which is a superb lens and a viable alternative to the 25/1.2.

RobEW
13th January 2018, 07:40 PM
... If you are OK with a lens that big, it's best to go for either the new Oly 17/1.2 or else the CV 17.5/0.95.


They are both expensive, and the CV is manual focus. PL 15 / 1.7 seems a closer competitor.


And I say all this as an enthusiastic owner of the Sigma 30/1.4 - which is a superb lens and a viable alternative to the 25/1.2.

I have one of these, partly influenced by your recommendation, and it does seem excellent so far. Comparing it with 25/1.2 is quite something though. The latter is well outside my price range.