differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the 30mm f/2.8 DN goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Smaller diameter 61 mm vs 74 mm
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Around 20% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 41 mm vs 63 mm
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More than 30% shorter
Slightly cheaper $169.00 vs $339.00
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The best price we've seen is $170 cheaper (2x less)
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Reasons to consider the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM

Significantly wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM captures much more light (2 f-stops)
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Length Short Help
30mm f/2.8 DN41 mm
30mm f/1.4 DC HSM63 mm
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
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competitors

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Competitors

Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS

Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS

Low light lens

$400 - $448

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Low light lens

$489 - $598

Diameter Smaller diameter
Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

Wide angle lens

$549

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN Competitors

Panasonic Lumix G  20mm f/1.7 II

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II

Low light lens

$268

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Olympus M.Zuiko  25mm f/1.8

Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$260 - $399

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Sony 24mm f/1.8 E-Mount Carl Zeiss Sonnar

Sony 24mm f/1.8 E-Mount Carl Zeiss Sonnar

Low light lens

$1,098

Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price More expensive

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