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Old Dec 2, 2006, 6:51 AM   #11
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As user Mercury694 notes in a nearby thread <your DOF at 4 ft and f1.7 (50mm) is 3/16 of an inch>

If that's too much DOF then maybe a 1.4 is for you - but I can't see that expensive 1/2 stopbeing usable very often. Time to be thankful for a 1600 ISO that is usable and 3200 that will serve.
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Old Dec 2, 2006, 9:30 AM   #12
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DorkUnderwater wrote:
well i had two models of the 20mm sigma f1.8 from BH but both didnt work on my 5D or 5, so im stickin to minolta.
FWIW, I just read a post elsewhere from someone that had an early 20mm f/1.8. Sigma rechipped it at no charge and it's working fine now.

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