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Old Feb 27, 2013, 9:51 AM   #21
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Nice...even though f2.8 is not what I consider fast, those two Sigma lenses are a true bargain for $100 apiece.

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Old Feb 27, 2013, 12:54 PM   #22
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I can't complain
EPL-1 and sigma 19mm

2 from Vegas

The second one is on a covered Fremont Street
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Old Feb 27, 2013, 3:12 PM   #23
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Fred, nice color and detail on especially the first shot. Great pic for a 100 dollar lens.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 8:16 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by WCKSer View Post
I have been using zoom lenses for awhile and seem to forget about using prime lenses. Zoom lenses make things easy for a lazy man like myself by zooming in and out to get the picture framed just the way I want A prime lens, however, is different since each focal length is made for a specific function. I also need to find how to use the 2 Sigma lenses to determine what they are good for. Meanwhile. I just keep shooting and experiment......
I've been finding that I usually tend to change what I shoot according to what lens I happen to have, instead of considering the subject and getting out the "right" tool for the job. I've probably missed out on a lot of shots that way, but it's kind of fun too.

Anyhow, the 19 seems like a pretty good lens for "general purpose" type shooting. I imagine it'll be like the Panny 20 in that regard. I have to assume that the 1mm FOV difference isn't even noticeable. The big differences will probably be focus speed vs. lens speed.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 3:57 PM   #25
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Very good picture quality for a lens in this low price category.
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